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Xq12-q13.3 duplication syndrome

Disease definition

Xq12-q13.3 duplication syndrome is a rare chromosomal anomaly syndrome, resulting from the partial duplication of the long arm of chromosome X, characterized by global developmental delay, autistic behavior, microcephaly and facial dysmorphism (including down-slanting palpebral fissures, depressed nasal bridge, anteverted nares, long philtrum, down-slanting corners of the mouth). Seizures have also been reported in some patients.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Dup(X)(q12-q13.3)
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: X-linked recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q99.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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