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De novo interstitial deletion in the long arm of chromosome 9: a new chromosome syndrome.
  1. K L Ying,
  2. C J Curry,
  3. K B Rajani,
  4. S H Kassel,
  5. R S Sparkes


    An infant with an interstitial deletion 46,XY, del(9)(pter leads to q22::q32 leads to qter) is described. Clinical features included abnormal craniofacies with hypotelorism, narrow palpebral fissures, sclerocornea, deep vertical groove, and supraorbital ridge hypoplasia. There was unilateral preaxial polydactyly and toe syndactyly. Generalised hirsutism was noted. The infant had surgery for duodenal atresia but died at the age of 3 months. Unilateral renal dysplasia and accessory spleens were found at necropsy.

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