Familial occurrence of 18q-

  title={Familial occurrence of 18q-},
  author={Ivan {\vS}ubrt and Jan Pokorn{\'y}},
An unusual segregation of the partial long arm deletion of a chromosome 18 is reported. This aberration was found in the feeble-minded mother and in her 4 daughters. The fifth child has XXY-Klinefelter's syndrome. The carriers of 18q — in this family reveal small stature, microcephaly, and mental deficiency in the range from feeble-minded to severe imbecility. Other characteristic features commonly found in patients with 18q — syndrome, as mid-face retraction, downward slanting mouth, heart… CONTINUE READING
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