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5q 21.1 chromosome partial duplication

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cjn27b Fri 02-Sep-11 18:06:15

Does anyone know what the implications might be. DS is almost 3 and has language delay, some delay with social interaction and communication which could be down to his glue ear or a wider issue. He is otherwise developing normally so far. Does anyone know what, if any, implications might be of such a partial chromosome duplication or if such a thing can be benign (or insignificant)?

1980Sport Fri 02-Sep-11 18:42:16

Hi cjn - have you tried contacting Unique? They might be able to help with some information and put you into with other families with a similar deletion.

www.rarechromo.org

1980Sport Fri 02-Sep-11 18:42:47

In touch not into

SWANUK Mon 03-Oct-11 20:21:16

Hi all, my name is lauren and i am the project coordinator for SWAN UK which is a support project for families with children with undiagnosed genetic conditions / who are going through the process of diagnosis. If you would like to be able to chat to other families in similar situations to you and access information about genetics please do come and find us on facebook under SWANchildrenUK or check out our blog www.swanuk.wordpress.com. You can also contact me directly on SWAN@geneticalliance.org.uk or 0207 7043141.

You can also get accessible information about specific chromosome conditions from UNIQUE, the rare chromosome disorder support group, www.rarechromo.org

Take care and good luck, Lauren

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