Mosaic trisomy 8

Summary: Mosaic trisomy 8 is a chromosomal abnormality that can affect many parts of the body. In individuals with mosaic trisomy 8, some of the body's cells have three copies of chromosome 8 (trisomy), while other cells have the usual ...1

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Symptoms of Mosaic trisomy 8

Symptoms: The signs and symptoms of mosaic trisomy 8 vary but may include:

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Causes of Mosaic trisomy 8

Cause: Most cases of mosaic trisomy 8 occur due to a random event during the formation of the reproductive cells (egg and sperm) or after fertilization has taken place. An error in cell division (called nondisjunction) may cause some eggs ...2

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Treatments: Mosaic trisomy 8

Treatment: Because mosaic trisomy 8 affects many different areas of the body, medical management often involves a team of doctors and other healthcare professionals. Treatment for mosaic trisomy 8 varies depending on the signs and symptoms present in each individual ...3

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Names and Terminology

Other Names: Mosaic trisomy chromosome 8; Trisomy 8 mosaicism ...Source: GARD (NIH)4 ...

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References

  1. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 5359/ mosaic-trisomy-8
  2. ibid.
  3. ibid.
  4. ibid.

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