Chromosome 8q duplication
Other Names for this Disease
- Duplication 8q
- Trisomy 8q
- 8q duplication
- 8q trisomy
- Partial trisomy 8q
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chromosome abnormality that occurs when there is an extra copy of genetic material on the long arm (q) of chromosome 8. The severity of the condition and the signs and symptoms depend on the size and location of the duplication and which genes are involved. Features that often occur in people with chromosome 8q duplication include developmental delay, intellectual disability, behavioral problems and distinctive facial features. Most cases are not inherited, but people can pass the duplication on to their children. Treatment is based on the signs and symptoms present in each person.Chromosome 8q duplication is a
Last updated: 12/2/2015
- Duplications of 8q. Unique. 2005; http://www.rarechromo.org/information/Chromosome%20%208/8q%20duplications%20FTNW.pdf.
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Chromosome 8q duplication. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
- Unique is a source of information and support to families and individuals affected by rare chromosome disorders. Click on the link to view information about duplications of 8q.
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