Inverted duplication of the distal short arm of chromosome 3 associated with lobar holoprosencephaly and lumbosacral meningomyelocele.

A fetus with lobar holoprosencephaly and lumbosacral meningomyelocele associated with duplication of the short arm of chromosome 3 is reported. The anomalies were detected on fetal ultrasound at 20 weeks' gestation and the autopsy findings correlated well with the prenatal findings. The fetal karyotype was 46,XY,der(3)del(3)(p26) dup(3)(p26p21.3). The… CONTINUE READING