8p23.1 Duplication Syndrome

Overview

Type of disease: Rare conditions

8p23.1 duplication syndrome is a rare genetic condition. This condition results from a mutation or error in a person’s DNA or genes. This can cause birth defects such as heart problems, as well as speech delays and behavioral problems. Although there is currently no cure for 8p23.1 duplication syndrome, there are various resources to help manage the condition and treat birth defects. Doctors seek help from various therapists and community services to provide support and care for families affected by 8p23.1 duplication syndrome. This condition appears about once in 64,000 births.

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