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Interstitial deletion of the short arm of chromosome 5 in a mother and three children.
  1. J L Walker,
  2. C E Blank,
  3. B A Smith


    An interstitial deletion (5) (p13p15.1) was found in a mentally retarded woman and three of her four children. The variable manifestation of this chromosomal defect and the relevance of this particular deletion to the cri du chat syndrome are discussed. To our knowledge the only other reported case of inherited 5p deletion from an affected parent involved the terminal segment of the 5p15.3 band.

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