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“New microdeletion syndromes: complex, but no new paradigms”
  1. D H Ledbetter
  1. Dr D H Ledbetter, Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, 615 Michael Street, Suite 301, Atlanta, GA 30322; david.ledbetter{at}

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The report by van Bon et al contributes additional data on phenotypic variability associated with the newly described recurrent microdeletion at 15q13.3. However, I have two objections to the data presentation and conclusions of the article.

First, the authors continue an unfortunate new trend of combining data presentations for microdeletions and their reciprocal microduplication products. It …

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