A rare chromosomal abnormality where genetic material from the two ends is missing and the two ends rejoin to form a ring. The symptoms are determined by the size and exact location of the deleted portion.
* Skull malformations * Facial malformations * Retarded growth * Heart defects * Genital abnormalities
signs and symptoms of Chromosome 9 Ring 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 9 Ring symptoms.
Chromosome 9 Ring is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chromosome 9 Ring, or a subtype of Chromosome 9 Ring, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population. Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)