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.    

chromosome 17q12