Pericentric inversion 9--incidence and clinical significance.

  title={Pericentric inversion 9--incidence and clinical significance.},
  author={S-H. Teo and Min Tan and Louise A. Knight and Seung Hyeon Yeo and Ivan Ng},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  volume={24 2},
Pericentric inversion of the chromosome 9, inv(9)(p11q13), is such a common occurrence that some cytogeneticists would consider them as normal variants. The incidence is said to be about 1% to 1.65% in the general population. Despite being categorised as a minor chromosomal rearrangement which does not correlate with abnormal phenotypes, many reports in the literature raised conflicting views regarding the association with subfertility and recurrent abortions, abnormal clinical conditions, as… CONTINUE READING
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