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Interstitial deletion of the distal long arm of chromosome 4.
  1. P Sarda,
  2. G Lefort,
  3. J P Fryns,
  4. C Humeau,
  5. D Rieu
  1. Department of Pediatrics and Medical Genetics, University of Montpellier, Hôpital Saint-Charles, France.


    We report the first case of an interstitial deletion of the distal long arm of chromosome 4 (q31.22----q34.2). The major clinical features are described and compared to those of other published reports of del 4q, mainly those sharing a common deleted segment with the present case (both interstitial and terminal). This comparison suggests that the characteristic phenotype attributed to terminal deletions of 4q31----qter probably mainly results from loss of the segment q31----q33-34.

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