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A boy with developmental delay and a maternally inherited deletion in 15q11q13.
  1. M King,
  2. C Hardy,
  3. B Asenbauer,
  4. M Kilpatrick,
  5. T Webb
  1. Children's Hospital, Dublin 1, Ireland.


    A boy was referred at 8 weeks of age for failure to thrive. Cytogenetic and molecular studies showed that he had a large proximal deletion of the maternally derived chromosome 15q. He did not have Angelman syndrome, but at 2 years of age was severely globally delayed. He died at 2 1/2 years of age.

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