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Chromosomes

Helen V. Firth, Jane A. Hurst and Judith G. Hall

in Oxford Desk Reference - Clinical Genetics

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ISBN: 9780192628961
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725715 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780192628961.003.0186

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Chromosomes

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22q11 deletion syndrome - 47,XXX - 47,XXY - 47,XYY - Autosomal reciprocal translocations—background - Autosomal reciprocal translocations—familial - Autosomal reciprocal translocations—postnatal - Autosomal reciprocal translocations—prenatal - Cell division—mitosis, meiosis, and non-disjunction - Chromosomal mosaicism—postnatal - Chromosomal mosaicism—prenatal - Deletions and duplications - Down syndrome (trisomy 21) - Edwards’ syndrome (trisomy 18) - Inversions - Mosaic trisomy 8 - Mosaic trisomy 16 - Patau syndrome (trisomy 13) - Prenatal diagnosis of sex chromosome aneuploidy - Ring chromosomes - Robertsonian translocations - Sex chromosome mosaicism - Submicroscopic chromosomal abnormalities and the chromosomal phenotype - Supernumerary marker chromosomes (SMCs)—postnatal - Supernumerary marker chromosomes (SMCs)—prenatal - Triploidy (69,XXX, 69,XXY, or 69,XYY) - Turner syndrome, 45,X and variants - X-autosome translocations

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Subjects: Clinical Genetics

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