Chromosome 13, Ring

Overview

Type of disease: Rare conditions

Chromosome 13, ring is a rare genetic condition caused by having an abnormal chromosome 13 that forms a ring. This condition results from a mutation or error in a person’s DNA or genes. This can cause birth defects such as a very small head, brain defects, and irregular skin pigmentation. Although there is currently no cure for chromosome 13, ring, 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 13, ring.

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