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Welcome to the expertise network for 3q29 microdeletion syndrome. Because 3q29 microdeletion syndrome is a very complicated disorder, families around 3q29 microdeletion syndrome have searched and found centre's of expertise together with the formally recognized expertise centre. This network can help your local doctors, day-care centre's, schools and therapeutists to deliver the right care, close to home.

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The experts within this 3q29 microdeletion syndrome network work together to provide the best possible information about 3q29 microdeletion syndrome on this website. They are also motivated to read your stories and answer your questions to learn more about 3q29 microdeletion syndrome. This website is therefore a tool for healthcare provider, healthcare insurer and your family.

3q29 microdeletion syndrome is a rare chromosome disorder. Symptoms may include delay reaching some developmental milestones such as sitting, walking or talking, frequent ear and respiratory infections, and a small head size (microcephaly). Some babies with this condition are born with a cleft lip or cleft palate, and a few have been reported to have heart defects. As children with this condition get older, they may develop behavioral difficulties such as autism, and they may have symptoms of mental illness.[1] The severity of symptoms can vary, and some people with 3q29 microdeletion syndrome may have very mild symptoms or may not even know they are affected.[2] 

 


 

Team

Kinderarts Erfelijke en Aangeboren Aandoeningen

Leonie Menke

Arts Verstandelijk Gehandicapten (AVG)

Sylvia Huisman

klinisch geneticus

Saskia Maas

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