Chromosomal Abnormalities in Mental Retardation : Indian Experience

  title={Chromosomal Abnormalities in Mental Retardation : Indian Experience},
  author={Usha Dave and Dhanlaxmi Shetty},
At a Tertiary Genetic Centre, children with mental retardation (MR) (also referred as intellectual disability) and associated developmental disabilities were investigated for genetic diagnosis which is important in prevention and genetic counseling while offering the risk of recurrence to the family. A prospective and retrospective cytogenetic study was conducted on 1760 MR cases for chromosomal abnormalities using routine GTG and high resolution banding methods of karyotyping. Out of 1760 MR… CONTINUE READING