Chromosome 10, Monosomy 10p
Type of disease: Rare conditions
Chromosome 10, monosomy 10p, also known as 10p partial monosomy, 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 malformations of the skull and face, a short neck, or heart defects, as well as intellectual disability and growth delays after birth. Although there is currently no cure for chromosome 10, monosomy 10p, 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 chromosome 10, monosomy 10p.