Chromosome 13p Duplication

Overview

Type of disease: Rare conditions

Chromosome 13p duplication 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 short stature, facial dysmorphism, heart defects, as well as delayed puberty and intellectual disability. Although there is currently no cure for chromosome 13p duplication, 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 13p duplication.

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