Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p
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- 8p- Syndrome, Partial
- Chromosome 8, 8p Deletion Syndrome, Partial
- Chromosome 8, Partial Deletion of Short Arm
- Chromosome 8, Partial Monosomy 8p
- Del(8p) Syndrome, Partial
- Distal 8p Monosomy
- Partial 8p Monosomy
- Terminal 8p- Syndrome (8p21 to 8p23-pter), Included
Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p is a rare chromosomal disorder characterized by deletion (monosomy) of a portion of the eighth chromosome. Associated symptoms and findings may vary greatly in range and severity from case to case. However, common features include growth deficiency; mental retardation; malformations of the skull and facial (craniofacial) region, such as a small head (microcephaly) and vertical skin folds that may cover the eyes' inner corners (epicanthal folds); heart (cardiac) abnormalities; and/or genital defects in affected males. Additional craniofacial features may also be present that tend to become less apparent with age, such as a short, broad nose; a low, wide nasal bridge; and/or a small jaw (micrognathia). In most cases, Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p appears to result from spontaneous (de novo) errors very early in embryonic development that occur for unknown reasons.
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