Clinical and cytogenetic survey of 39 individuals with Prader-Labhart-Willi syndrome.

@article{Butler1986ClinicalAC,
  title={Clinical and cytogenetic survey of 39 individuals with Prader-Labhart-Willi syndrome.},
  author={Merlin G. Butler and F. John Meaney and Catherine G. Palmer},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics},
  year={1986},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={793-809}
}
In a clinical and cytogenetic survey of 39 individuals with Prader-Labhart-Willi syndrome (PLWS) (23 males and 16 females ranging in age from 2 weeks to 39 years), an interstitial deletion of chromosome 15 (breakpoints q11 and q13) was identified in 21 cases and apparently normal chromosomes in the remainder. Studies of parental chromosome 15 variants showed that the del[15q] was paternal in origin, although chromosomes of both parents were normal. All chromosome deletions were de novo events… CONTINUE READING

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