[Monosomy 7qter (author's transl)]

Arch Fr Pediatr. 1981 Mar;38(3):177-80.
[Article in French]


A terminal deletion of the long arm of chromosome 7 is identified in a boy observed from birth to age 6 months. Eleven previously reported cases were reviewed. Eleven previously reported cases were reviewed. The most common features are microcephaly with brachycephaly, prominent forehead, large ears, a nose with bulbous tip, overlapping toes, genital abnormalities in the males and excess of subcutaneous tissue. Delayed mental and physical development is a general rule but visceral malformations seem uncommon.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Abnormalities, Multiple / genetics*
  • Chromosome Aberrations*
  • Chromosome Deletion
  • Chromosomes, Human, 6-12 and X*
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male