Partial 1p monosomy in a physically and mentally retarded boy

J Genet Hum. 1987 Aug;35(4):309-15.


An 8-year-old boy is reported with marked mental and physical retardation, microcephaly, hypertelorism, mongoloid palpebral fissures, hypoplasia of the maxillary portion of the face, and other discrete anomalies. Deletion of the distal portion of the short arm of the chromosome 1 and the karyotype 46,XY, del(1)(p33----pter) was detected.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Chromosome Deletion*
  • Chromosomes, Human, Pair 1*
  • Disabled Persons*
  • Humans
  • Intellectual Disability / genetics*
  • Karyotyping
  • Male