Terminal deletion of chromosome 15q26.1: case report and brief literature review

J Perinatol. 2005 Jun;25(6):429-32. doi: 10.1038/sj.jp.7211301.


Terminal deletions of chromosome 15q are rare events, with only six cases previously described. Here we describe a seventh case of a terminal deletion of the long arm of chromosome 15, with the present case exhibiting clinical features not previously described.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Chromosome Deletion*
  • Chromosomes, Human, Pair 15*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Pregnancy