chromosome disorder

chromosome disorder

Chromosome aberration, chromosome defect Genetics Any abnormality of a chromosome number or structure due to loss, duplication, or rearrangement of DNA. See Chromosome.
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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), each year approximately 3,000 to 5,000 children are born with chromosome disorder.
Part of the team was software engineer Craig Ford, who was inspired to pull on his trainers in honour of his two-year-old daughter Megan, who is currently receiving treatment at Birmingham Children's Hospital for a rare chromosome disorder.
Nadia suffers from the rare chromosome disorder 22q13, also known as Phelan-McDermid Syndrome.
Paul Rooney used to be a social work manager but he gave up his job to look after his 14-year-old daughter Roisin, who has a brain tumour and chromosome disorder.
Tina Medini said she wanted to end Chantelle Lynch's pain after her daughter fell victim to a cruel chromosome disorder which left her unable to walk, talk or feed herself.
The genetic counselor was worried that I might be upset that she had a diagnosis of a chromosome disorder.
It turned out only five children in Ireland and 200 youngsters worldwide have the chromosome disorder.
The youngster is unable to walk and needs round-the-clock care due to a chromosome disorder.
Martin's son has been diagnosed with the syndrome - a chromosome disorder which affects young children, causing learning difficulties and developmental problems.
The challenge was started in November last year with Harri, who has a rare chromosome disorder, cycling the first kilometre.
When he was diagnosed with a chromosome disorder as a baby, doctors told his distraught parents he would never be able to walk or talk.
1p36 Deletion Syndrome is a chromosome disorder that can be characterized by moderate to severe intellectual disability, delayed growth, low muscle tone, limited speech ability and distinct facial features.