Below is a summary for the 16p13.11 Deletion observed in research publications. This is not meant to take the place of medical advice.
What is 16p13.11 deletion syndrome?
16p13.11 deletion syndrome can have moderate to severe effects on communication, social, and learning skills.
People who have 16p13.11 deletion syndrome may have:
- Intellectual disability
- Small head size
Do people who have 16p13.11 deletion syndrome look different?
People who have 16p13.11 deletion syndrome do not look very different.
Behavior and development concerns linked to 16p13.11 deletion syndrome:
- Learning: Learning problems are common in people who have 16p13.11 deletion syndrome. Combined results from different studies suggest that about 70 percent, or 23/32 people, have intellectual disability.
- Speech: Language delay and speech impairment are common.
- Behavior: Some people who have 16p13.11 deletion syndrome have autism, obsessive compulsive disorder, or Tourette’s syndrome, a disorder with involuntary tics and repeated sounds.
Research Article Summaries