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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 1–3 | Cite as

Sex chromatin in mental retardation

  • K. T. Shetty
  • N. L. Sharma
  • K. M. Wahal
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Summary

Eighteen female and twenty-four male subjects with mental retardation of undetermined etiology were studied. The incidence of chromatin positivity among male mental defectives was found to be 4.2 per cent. The incidence of chromatin two positivity among female mental defectives was 5.5 per cent. None of the female patients with mental retardation was chromatin negative.

Keywords

Mental Retardation Gonadal Dysgenesis Mental Deficiency Buccal Epithelial Cell Kasturba Medical College 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. T. Shetty
    • 1
  • N. L. Sharma
    • 1
  • K. M. Wahal
    • 1
  1. 1.Lucknow

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