Mosaic trisomy 8

Healthcare/Doctors

If I have mosaic trisomy 8, what should my doctor know about managing the disease?

It is important to be knowledgeable about your/ your children's individual symptoms. Your doctor should know that people with mosaic trisomy 8 are at greater risk for certain types of cancer, including leukemia.

References
  • http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?Lng=EN&Expert=96061
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How do I find a center of excellence in mosaic trisomy 8?

What specialist doctors should I see with mosaic trisomy 8?

How do I find a center of excellence in mosaic trisomy 8?

If a baby is diagnosed with mosaic trisomy 8 during a pregnancy, you may be referred to a maternal fetal medicine doctor (MFM) and/or genetic counselor. These healthcare providers specialize in high risk pregnancies.

If you have mosaic trisomy 8, a medical genetics clinic can help you determine which specialists you should see. For example, if you have scoliosis, you may want to see an orthopedic doctor. If you have agenesis of the corpus callosum (ACC), where the tissue that connects the left and right parts of the brain does not develop, it may be necessary to work with a neurologist. If you have a heart defect you should see a cardiologist. If you have a cleft palate you may need the care of a plastic surgeon.

Find a medical geneticist near you to learn more about management for mosaic trisomy 8.

References
  • https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/gard/5359/mosaic-trisomy-8/resources/9
What specialist doctors should I see with mosaic trisomy 8?

People with mosaic trisomy 8 should follow with a medical genetics team. These healthcare providers specialize in genetic disorders. Geneticists may refer people with mosaic trisomy 8 to specialists depending on their individual symptoms. For example, newborns may need to see a heart surgeon if they need to have a heart problem fixed. If a person with mosaic trisomy 8 has scoliosis, they may want to see an orthopedic doctor who specializes in the bones. If they have agenesis of the corpus callosum (ACC), where the tissue that connects the left and right parts of the brain does not develop, it may be necessary to work with a neurologist.

Find a medical geneticist near you to learn more about management for mosaic trisomy 8.

References
  • https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/gard/5359/mosaic-trisomy-8/resources/9

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