A black infant with malformations was found to have trisomy 15q22→qter. The mother had a complex chromosomal rearrangement involving three chromosomes (5, 13, and 15). A comparison with previously published cases of trisomy for distal 15q suggests a pattern of clinical findings including retardation in growth and development, microcephaly, asymmetrical facies, prominent occiput, antimongoloid slant of the palpebral fissures, micrognathia, prominent nose, and congenital heart disease.
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