Ring chromosome 8 associated with microcephaly

R. Mingarelli, G. Valorani, L. Zelante, B. Dallapiccola

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A two-year-old mental defective girl with microcephaly and minor dysmorphic features had a 46,XX,r(8) karyotype. Low birth weight, short stature, and mental retardation were common features in the four known patients with r(8).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)90-92
Number of pages3
JournalAnnales de Genetique
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1991


  • chromosome 8
  • mental retardation
  • microcephaly
  • ring chromosome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics


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