Chromosome 2q37 Deletion Syndrome

Common Name(s)

Chromosome 2q37 Deletion Syndrome, Brachydactyly-Mental Retardation syndrome, 2q37 deletion syndrome

2q37 deletion syndrome is a rare chromosome condition that can affect many parts of the body. Approximately 100 cases have been reported worldwide. This condition is characterized by weak muscle tone (hypotonia) in infancy, mild to severe intellectual disability and developmental delay, behavioral problems, characteristic facial features, and other physical abnormalities. 2q37 deletion syndrome is caused by a deletion of the genetic material from a specific region in the long (q) arm of chromosome 2. Most cases are not inherited.
 

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Unique - Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group

Our mission is to inform, support and alleviate the isolation of anyone affected by a rare chromosome disorder and to raise public awareness.

http://www.rarechromo.org

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Chromosome 2q37 Deletion Syndrome" for support, advocacy or research.

Unique - Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group

Our mission is to inform, support and alleviate the isolation of anyone affected by a rare chromosome disorder and to raise public awareness.

http://www.rarechromo.org

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2013

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Little Yellow Book

A parents guide to rare chromosome disorders

Updated 4 Mar 2013

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