Chromosome 16p12.2-p11.2 deletion syndrome, 7.1- to 8.7-mb

Overview

Are there other names for 16p12.2 microdeletion?

16p12.2 microdeletion is also known as 16p11.2-p12.2 deletion or 16p12.1 microdeletion. Please note that these may describe slightly different conditions. The numbers describe exactly what points are missing along the p arm of chromsome 16 and therefore exactly what genes are missing. This can help to provide some information to the family as to what they can expect.

Girirajan, S. et al. (2015). 16p12.2 Microdeletion. GeneReviews. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK274565/

Chromosome 16p12.2-p11.2 deletion syndrome, 7.1- to 8.7- MB. Last Updated 3/18/2016. http://www.omim.org/entry/613604#

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