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48,XXX, +18 double trisomy
  1. D. P. Madahar,
  2. Harvey Dosik,
  3. Irving Wexler
  1. The Department of Pediatrics and The Division of Hematology, The Jewish Hospital and Medical Center of Brooklyn, and the Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, New York, USA


    An infant who died at 127 days with gross congenital deformities is described. Cytogenetic analysis showed double trisomy of 18 and X which was confirmed by autoradiography and fluorescent banding techniques.

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    • * This work was supported in part by contract 72-2034 Special Virus Cancer Program, Nation Cancer Institute.