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Recurrent spontaneous abortions due to a homologous Robertsonian translocation (14q14q)
  1. R Gracias-Espinal*,
  2. S H Roberts,
  3. D P Duckett,
  4. K M Laurence
  1. *Servicio de Patologia, Sección de Genética Humana, Lab Citogenética, Hospital Dr Calderón Guardia CCSS, Zona 1000, San José, Costa Rica, América Central
  2. Cytogenetics Unit, Department of Child Health, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales.


    A female with a history of recurrent spontaneous abortions was shown to carry a balanced Robertsonian translocation involving the No 14 homologues. One abortus had trisomy 14 with a 46,XX,-14,+t(14q14q)mat karyotype.

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