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5q- syndrome

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Description

Chromosome 5q deletion syndrome is a rare genetic disorder caused by a missing piece of genetic material on the long arm (q arm) of chromosome 5. It is characterized by a wide range of physical and mental health problems, including developmental delays, intellectual disability, growth delays, and facial abnormalities. Other symptoms may include heart defects, hearing loss, vision problems, and seizures. Treatment typically involves a combination of medications, physical and occupational therapy, and special education.

Synonyms
  • 5q deletion syndrome
  • chromosome 5q- syndrome
  • chromosome 5q deletion syndrome
Symptoms (patient's findings)
  • asthenia
  • bleeding gums
  • bruise
  • dizziness
  • excessive menstrual flow
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • irritability
  • pallor
  • palpitations
  • petechiae
  • somnolence
Basic Lab Tests (measurements)

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