Balanced translocation

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What is balanced translocation?

A balanced translocation is a chromosome abnormality caused by rearrangement of parts between different chromosomes. The term balanced means an even exchange of material with no extra or missing genetic material. This genetic abnormality may affect fertility.

Common symptoms reported by people with balanced translocation

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for balanced translocation

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Compare treatments taken by people with balanced translocation

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Who has balanced translocation on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 19 say balanced translocation is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 4
40s 6
50s 6
60s 7
70+ 17

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 21
Female 22

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 6
Not Diagnosed 6

These charts show data from balanced translocation patients who have completed their condition history
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