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Monosomy 9p

Monosomy 9p
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OMIM 158170

Monosomy 9p (also known as Alfi's Syndrome or simply 9P-) is a rare chromosomal disorder in which there is deletion (monosomy) of a portion of chromosome 9. Symptoms include microgenitalia, mental retardation with microcephaly and dysmorphic features.

The location has recently been narrowed to 9p22.2-p23.[1]

References

  1. ^ Kawara H, Yamamoto T, Harada N, et al. (February 2006). "Narrowing candidate region for monosomy 9p syndrome to a 4.7-Mb segment at 9p22.2-p23". Am. J. Med. Genet. A 140 (4): 373–7.  

External links

  • Support group

Discovered by Omar Alfi.


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