Xq12-q13.3 duplication syndrome

What is Xq12-q13.3 duplication syndrome?

Xq12-q13.3 duplication syndrome is a rare chromosomal anomaly syndrome, resulting from the partial duplication of the long arm of chromosome X, characterized by global developmental delay, autistic behavior, microcephaly and facial dysmorphism (including down-slanting palpebral fissures, depressed nasal bridge, anteverted nares, long philtrum, down-slanting corners of the mouth). Seizures have also been reported in some patients.

Other condition names

  • Dup(X)(q12-q13.3)

Inheritance type

X-linked recessive


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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