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Chromosome 4, Monosomy 4q

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Synonyms of Chromosome 4, Monosomy 4q

  • Chromosome 4 Long Arm Deletion
  • Chromosome 4q- Syndrome

Disorder Subdivisions

  • Interstitial Deletion of 4q, Included
  • Proximal Deletion of 4q, Included
  • Terminal Deletion of 4q, Included

General Discussion

Chromosome 4, Monosomy 4q is a chromosomal disorder caused by a partial deletion of the long arm of chromosome 4. The patient may have an extremely prominent forehead (frontal bossing), enlargement of the back part of the head, low placement of ears, short broad hands and feet, unusually small size associated with slow or delayed growth, congenital heart defects, and possible mental retardation.

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