I Have Chromosome 8 Deletion

A Chromosome 8 Deletion anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Chromosome 8 Deletion. You're not alone. 23 People

    Brittany 8p23

    My daughter is now 16 and healthy. She was diagnosed at age 11 after visiting geneticists since birth. Did it change our lives? No, but we did feel a sense of closure to all the unanswered questions. Our story is similar to many I read,facial dismorphic features, low muscle tone...
    ShawnaBrittany ShawnaBrittany
    36-40, F
    May 16, 2013

    My Daughter Has Chromosome 8 Deletion

    my daugter is 20 months old, she has chromosome deletion 8. Anybody could tell me what could we expect form her for her future. We don,t know anything about that. The geneticien are saying that there is no case like that in the world!! I need help!
    mjo2009 mjo2009
    41-45, F
    11 Responses Oct 8, 2009

    My Little Marc

    Hi my name is kathy and i am 22weeks pregnant, and just found out my baby have a heart defect and it can be a chromosome problem. I had a amnio done and my baby has a deletion 8p arm 23 im so scared and dont know what to expect All i know is he has 45 normal chromosomo and...
    1marc 1marc
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 10, 2012

    My Daughter Has 8p23 Deletion...

    I have a four year old daughter who has this and after reading these stories, I have to say I am VERY blessed!  We were told it's thought she has a mild deletion, but it has put our faith to the test!!  When pregnant w/her, as we were finding out the sex of the baby, we also...
    lsimpson lsimpson
    36-40, F
    Sep 13, 2011

    My Son Has Del(8)(p11.2p21)

    My son is 7 months old, had tests done when he was 5 wks old as he was not thriving, not puttin on weight. He was in hospital since he was 5 wks old until he was 14 wks old. He has a deletion in chromosome 8 and we were told his condition is so rare, docs dont know what to expect...
    tjnm tjnm
    26-30, F
    Oct 30, 2011


    My daughter is six years old.  she has a chromosome 8 abnormality .....she was born full term normal and rated 9 on the apgar score...very healthy but when she was 1 month old she was diagnosed with pertusis in which she spent 40 days in the icu with a breathing tube placed in...
    smfujinaga smfujinaga
    Oct 27, 2011

    8p- Syndrome 32years Later They Were All Wrong He Made It

    Our son was born in 1981 they thaught failure to thrive after many stays at u of m diagnosed with 8p- .partial deletion of short arm. Speach physical therapy hearing devices as much interaction as possible.preschool from the beginning mainstream interaction treat them normally...
    byron40 byron40
    56-60, M
    Nov 3, 2013

    New Here/ My Daughter Has Chromosome 8 Deletion

    Hi Everyone, My name is Claudia. I have been looking for a site like this for a while now. My daughter has Chromosome 8 Deletion. She is 22 and was diagnosed at 3 years old. I am so glad to find a place where I can share about our struggles. She has good days and bad days. RIght...
    mrspeterson24 mrspeterson24
    2 Responses Apr 23, 2011

    Daughter with rare Chromosome 8 deletion

    My daughter has deletion 8p23.2 with extra xp 22.2 I write a blog at www.sadie8p23point3.blogspot.com thanks, Lisa
    lisalane757 lisalane757
    41-45, F
    Dec 5, 2013

    My Daughter Has 8p23 Deletion

    Amy is now 3.5 years of age. We found out about her deletion at 2.5 years after a routine blood test which was sent to Medical Genetics and they gave us the diagnosis. The reason for the test was because of her developmental delay in walking and talking. She only walked by...
    simonamy123 simonamy123
    36-40, M
    Nov 19, 2011

    My Son Has 8p23.1 Chromosome Deletion

    My son Vinícius is the light of my life.He is 3 years old now and is a very brave and happy child.Vini's birth was not full term and he was below the average weigh and size, but he didn't show any signs for major health concerns.His development was within expected like every...
    fervini fervini
    Apr 2, 2011

    Deletion 12

    I HAVE, Deletion (12) (p11.3p13). I just found out at my cancer testing. I was having the test for leukiemia, bone marrow test, and my Dr. i believe noticed something that made her do additional testing. I had 3 additional blood test before she ordered a rare blood test called...
    51-55, M
    Nov 9, 2012

    Our Little Guy Has Chromosome 8q 22.2 Deletion

    Hello all! Our little guy is just 5 and we discovered from his Autism specialist that the results of a genetic test showed he has deletion of the 8q 22.2 chromosome. We already have been learning everything we can about high-functioning Autism / Aspergers Syndrome and Sensory...
    VenuSmiled VenuSmiled
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2012

    Chromosome 8 Deletion Between Bands 8p12 And 8p22

    My son is 8 years old. He has a rare deletion on chromosome 8 (examination revealed a loss of interstitial 5.3 Mb, it confirmed the deletion between bands 8p12 and 8p22 ) also associated with inversion of chromosome 7 . I am looking for families dealing with the same...
    kaubraz kaubraz
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2013
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