Mosaicism and lack of fluorescence of Y chromosome

Alan J. Winters, Kurt Benirschke, Peggy Whalley, Paul C. MacDonald

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A patient with a female phenotype with XO/XY and possibly XYY mosaicism is presented. In all cells studied, there was no fluorescence of the Y chromosome. It appears that a tendency exists for an association of a defective Y chromosome with chromosomal mosaicism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)367-370
Number of pages4
JournalObstetrics and gynecology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1975

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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