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A homozygote for pericentric inversion of chromosome 4.
  1. N J Carpenter,
  2. B Say,
  3. N D Barber

    Abstract

    A child with developmental and language delay was found to be homozygous for a pericentric inversion of chromosome 4 (inv(4) (p15 X 2q12)). Her normal mother and aunt are inversion heterozygotes. It is suggested that the phenotypic abnormalities may have resulted from damage at chromosomal breakpoints or from a position effect which is expressed only in homozygous form.

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