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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. 18, No. 1, 2012, pp. 127-129
Bioline Code: hg12026
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Indian Journal of Human Genetics, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2012, pp. 127-129

 en Dysmorphic features and congenital heart disease in chromosome 6q deletion: A short report
Nair, Sreelata; Varghese, Rini; Hashim, Sajeed & Scariah, Pappachan


In this report, we describe a one and a half year old girl showing terminal deletion of long arm of chromosome 6q. The associated abnormalities such as congenital heart disease, mental retardation, and dysmorphic features are described. Cytogenetic studies with GTG banding showed 46,XX,del(6)(q24→qter). Karyotype of the parents was normal suggesting a denovo event.

Chromosome, deletion, dysmorphism, genetic counseling, karyotype

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