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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 37, Issue 9, pp 469–473 | Cite as

46,XY, G-, t(Gq Gq)+karyotype in a mongol

  • Amala Chaudhuri
  • S. N. Basu
  • Meena Chatterjee
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Summary

A Bengalee Hindu boy, 2 years 8 months of age, with clinical features of mongolism following a fall, developed paraplegia and urinary incontinence. The etiology of the neurological defects could not be definitely determined.

Dermatoglyphic analysis of the palm prints was consistent with but not diagnostic of mongolism.

A leucocyte culture revealed 46 chromosomes and a 46, XY, G-,t (Gq Gq)+ karyotype. Both his parents were clinically and chromosomally normal. Of 30 mongols investigated cytogenetically, 2 translocation mongols were detected, both belonging to the G/G type. In the absence of data from other parts of the country, it is not known if the G/G type occurs with greater frequency than the D/G type.

Keywords

Ridge Count Indian Childhood Cirrhosis Paralytic Poliomyelitis Palm Print Loop Ulnar 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Amala Chaudhuri
    • 1
  • S. N. Basu
    • 1
  • Meena Chatterjee
    • 1
  1. 1.Calcutta

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