Below is a summary for 7q11.23 duplication observed in research publications. This is not meant to take the place of medical advice.
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What is 7q11.23 duplication syndrome?
7q11.23 duplication syndrome can affect communication, social, and learning skills. 7q11.23 duplication syndrome is also known as Williams-Beuren Region Duplication Syndrome. People who have 7q11.23 duplication syndrome may have:
- Distinct facial features
- Speech delay
- Behavior issues, including anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and autism
- Developmental delay
What causes 7q11.23 duplication syndrome?
7q11.23 duplication syndrome happens when someone has an extra piece of chromosome 7, one of the body’s 46 chromosomes. Chromosomes are structures in our cells that house our genes.
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Research Article Summaries
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