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Distal trisomy 9q

Disease definition

Distal trisomy 9q is a rare chromosomal anomaly, resulting from the partial trisomy of the long arm of chromosome 9, with a variable phenotype mostly characterized by psychomotor and speech delay, intellectual disability, hypotonia, long narrow habitus, craniofacial dysmorphism (incl. micro/dolichocephaly, facial asymmetry, narrow palpebral fissures, deep-set eyes, strabismus, microphthalmia, abnormally shaped ears, microstomia, micro/retrognathia) and hand and feet anomalies (incl. arachnodactyly, camptodactyly, abnormal implantation of digits). Congenital flexion contractures and limited joint movements have also been observed.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Distal duplication 9q
    • Telomeric duplication 9q
    • Trisomy 9qter
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Antenatal, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q92.3
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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