unbalanced chromosome translocation

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unbalanced chromosome translocation
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A rare condition caused by either an extra piece of chromosome and/or a missing piece of another chromosome.

Unbalanced chromosome translocation can cause learning disabilities, developmental delay and additional health complications.

The seriousness of the condition depends on which chromosomes have been affected and how much or how much chromosome material there is.

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