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Bloom's syndrome: a probable new case with cytogenetic findings.
  1. C A Bourgeois,
  2. M H Calverley,
  3. L Forman,
  4. P E Polani

    Abstract

    A 19-year-old Jordanian girl, born to first-cousin parents, has most features of Bloom's syndrome but is tall and has secondary amenorrhoea. Blood and skin cultures revealed a normal diploid female complement but about one-quarter of the cells show chromosome or chromatid gaps, breaks and rearrangements. These abnormalities were localized after trypsin banding and having been found non-randomly distributed along the chromosomes.

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