Table 5.

Recommended Surveillance for Individuals with 17q12 Recurrent Duplication

System/ConcernEvaluationFrequency
Development Monitor developmental progress & educational needs.At each visit
Psychiatric/
Behavioral
Assessment for anxiety, attention, & aggressive or self-injurious behavior
Neurologic
  • Assess for new seizures.
  • Monitor those w/seizures as clinically indicated.
Feeding
  • Measurement of growth parameters
  • Eval of nutritional status & safety of oral intake
Eyes Ophthalmology examFrequency as recommended by ophthalmologist
Endocrine Monitor for signs/symptoms of endocrinologic disorders; evaluate as needed.At each visit
Family/
Community
Assess family need for social work support (e.g., palliative/respite care, home nursing, other local resources) & care coordination.

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