A de novo translocation of chromosomes 1 and 2 in an 18 year old boy with syndromic mental retardation

J. Neetha, K. M. Girisha, P. M. Gopinath, M. R. Sekhar

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Chromosome analysis of cultured lymphocytes from an 18 year old mentally retarded boy with minor dysmorphic features revealed a de novo inverted insertion translocation involving chromosomes 1 and 2. The chromosome complement was interpreted as 46,XY, inv ins(1;2)(q44;p12pter). Parents were phenotypically normal with no chromosomal anomalies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)473-476
Number of pages4
JournalGenetic Counseling
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2012


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Genetics(clinical)

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