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Indian Journal of Human Genetics
Medknow Publications on behalf of Indian Society of Human Genetics
ISSN: 0971-6866
EISSN: 0971-6866
Vol. 17, No. 2, 2011, pp. 111-113
Bioline Code: hg11027
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Indian Journal of Human Genetics, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2011, pp. 111-113

 en Prenatal diagnosis in a mentally retarded woman with mosaic ring chromosome 18
Bagherizadeh, Eiman; Behjati, Farkhondeh; Saberi, Seyed Hoseinali. & Shafeghati, Yousef


We present a pregnant woman with mental retardation and mosaic for ring 18 referred for prenatal diagnosis. Major clinical features included short stature with clinodactyly in feet, foot deformity and club feet, hypotonia, kyphosis, and absence of breast development, low set ears, high arched palate, dental decay and speech disorder. Prenatal diagnosis was carried. Using amniocentesis. The fetus had a normal karyotype described as 46,XX. The fetus was evaluated for clinical features after delivery; she was healthy with no abnormal clinical characterizations.

Mental retardation, prenatal diagnosis, ring (18)

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