A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 8 resulting in various abnormalities.
* Congenital spherocytic anemia * Small head * Small jaw * Long head * High forehead * Prominent back of skull * Posteriorly angulated ears * Malformed ears * Nystagmus * Short nose * Broad nose * Flat nasal bridge * Epicanthal folds * Prominent palatine ridges * Short neck * Barrel chest * Depressed sternum * Widely spaced nipples * Inguinal hernia * Puffy hands * Puffy feet * Abnormal vertebrae * Mild cerebral atrophy * Hydrocephalus * Hypospadias * Undescended testes * Spherocytosis * Growth retardation * Mental retardation * Feeding difficulty * Hyperactivity * Congenital heart defect
signs and symptoms of Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome symptoms.
Terms Similar to Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p: * Deletion 8p * Monosomy 8p Source - NIH