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What is 17q12?
17q12 Foundation represents two separate syndromes; 17q12 deletion syndrome and 17q12 duplication syndrome. Both syndromes involve the genes on the long arm
(q arm) chromosome 17 at position 12 (one-two). Although the same piece of chromosome is affected in both syndromes, these are two different syndromes with separate symptoms and features.
17q12 deletion syndrome is caused by a missing piece of chromosome 17 (microdeletion). Click here to learn more.
17q12 duplication syndrome is caused by an extra piece of chromosome 17 (microduplication). Click here to learn more.
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