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Chromosome 7 short-arm interstitial deletion (p14)


A 13-year-old girl presented with microcephaly, short and broad neck, low posterior hairline, congenital heart disease, limitation of joint movement, and mild mental retardation. Chromosomal analysis showed interstitial deletion of band p14 of the short arm of chromosome 7. The patient's physical and cytogenetic findings are compared with those of five other patients with 7p-deletions.

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Moedjono, S.J., Funderburk, S.J. & Sparkes, R.S. Chromosome 7 short-arm interstitial deletion (p14). Hum Genet 44, 51–57 (1978).

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Heart Disease
  • Metabolic Disease
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Heart