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The microdeletion syndromes

Part 1. Genetics

1.6. Genetic Medicine and Clinical Genetics

Basic Techniques and Approaches

  1. Jodi D. Hoffman,
  2. Elaine H. Zackai

Published Online: 15 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047001153X.g106424

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

How to Cite

Hoffman, J. D. and Zackai, E. H. 2005. The microdeletion syndromes. Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics. 1:1.6:87.

Author Information

  1. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2005

Abstract

The microdeletion syndromes are a group of multiorgan system genetic disorders due to noncytogenetically visible deletions. This article discusses the details of a patient with a microdeletion syndrome and how to approach other such patients.

Keywords:

  • microdeletion;
  • 22q11.2 deletion syndrome