Two cases of prenatal diagnosis of a satellited Yq chromosome.

  title={Two cases of prenatal diagnosis of a satellited Yq chromosome.},
  author={L Bayless-Underwood and Sechin Cho and Bruce Ward and Arthur A Robinson},
  journal={Clinical genetics},
  volume={24 5},
Accurate interpretation of chromosomal variants is essential in prenatal diagnosis in order to distinguish polymorphisms from potential pathology in the fetus. This paper reports intra-uterine diagnosis of a satellited Yq in two unrelated families. The 29-year-old consultant in Case A sought prenatal diagnosis because of a maternal family history of Down syndrome. Case B was studied because of maternal age of 37. GTG banded chromosome analysis of cultured amniotic fluid cells from both cases… CONTINUE READING

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