Chromosome 15 Ring

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Chromosome 15 Ring

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Unique - Understanding Chromosome Disorders

Our mission is to inform, support and alleviate the isolation of anyone affected by a rare chromosome disorder and to raise public awareness.

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Chromosome 15 Ring" for support, advocacy or research.

Unique - Understanding Chromosome Disorders

Our mission is to inform, support and alleviate the isolation of anyone affected by a rare chromosome disorder and to raise public awareness.

http://www.rarechromo.org

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2015

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Little Yellow Book

A parents guide to rare chromosome disorders

Updated 4 Mar 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Chromosome 15 Ring" returned 4 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prenatal diagnosis of mosaic ring chromosome 15 with abnormal maternal serum Down syndrome screening and Dandy-Walker malformation.
 

Author(s): Shun-Jen Tan, Chi-Huang Chen, Chih-Ping Chen, Chun-Wen Chen, Cheng-Yu Chen, Kwei-Shuai Hwang

Journal: Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Mar;51(1):109-11.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Good growth response to growth hormone treatment in the ring chromosome 15 syndrome.
 

Author(s): M Nuutinen, K Kouvalainen, M Knip

Journal: J. Med. Genet.. 1995 Jun;32(6):486-7.

 

Ring chromosome 15 syndrome is a rare condition in which severe growth retardation is a major finding. We report a 4 year old boy with the karyotype 46,XY, r(15)(p11.2q26.2) whom we have treated with recombinant human growth hormone (GH) for two years. During the first year of treatment, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Ring chromosome 15 in a patient with features of Fryns' syndrome.
 

Author(s): G de Jong, R A Rossouw, A E Retief

Journal: J. Med. Genet.. 1989 Jul;26(7):469-70.

 

A stillborn male infant with a ring chromosome 15 and some features compatible with Fryns' syndrome is presented. Neither diagnosis is common and the overlap may be of significance.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Chromosome 15 Ring" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Two patients with ring chromosome 15 syndrome.
 

Author(s): M G Butler, A B Fogo, D A Fuchs, F S Collins, V G Dev, J A Phillips

Journal: Am. J. Med. Genet.. 1988 Jan;29(1):149-54.

 

We report on 2 patients (3 1/2 year-old-male and 6-year-old female) with the ring 15 chromosome syndrome and speech delays and review 25 cases from the literature. The main characteristics of this syndrome include growth retardation (100%), variable mental retardation (95%), microcephaly ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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