Ring 17 chromosome detected by amniocentesis

Arthur G. Weinberg, Janice L. Bair, Mary Jo Harrod

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A fetus with a 46,XX,r(17) karyotype identified initially by amniocentesis and confirmed by banding studies is described. No significant phenotypic abnormalities were identified despite isolation of the ring chromosome from multiple fetal tissues. This paucity of abnormal features of gross development is consistent with findings in 3 previously reported patients with ring 17 chromosomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-272
Number of pages4
JournalHuman genetics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 1975


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Genetics(clinical)

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Weinberg, A. G., Bair, J. L., & Harrod, M. J. (1975). Ring 17 chromosome detected by amniocentesis. Human genetics, 28(3), 269-272. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00278557