Journal of Applied Genetics 43(1), 2002, pp. 115-118
Trisomy 8 mosaicism syndrome
Marzena WISNIEWSKA, Malgorzata MAZUREK
Abstract: Authors present the case of a 15-year-old boy assessed for Marfan syndrome for many years. The child was treated because of skeletal defects, mild mental deficiency and dysmorphic features of face. Chromosomal analysis showed a trisomy 8 mosaicism.
Key words: mosaic karyotype, trisomy 8.
Correspondence: M. WISNIEWSKA, Department of Medical Genetics, Karol Marcinkowski University of Medical Sciences, ul. Szpitalna 27/33, 60-572 Poznan, Poland, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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