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Chromosome 4, Monosomy 4q

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Priority 4 Families Support Group


Synonyms:

Chromosome 4 Long Arm Deletion
Chromosome 4q- Syndrome



Chromosome 4, Monosomy 4q is a chromosomal disorder caused by a partial deletion of the long arm of chromosome 4. The patient may have an extremely prominent forehead (frontal bossing), enlargement of the back part of the head, low placement of ears, short broad hands and feet, unusally small size associated with slow or delayed growth, congenital heart defects, and possible mental retardation.


Other contacts:

Chromosome Deletion Outreach, Inc.
P.O. Box 724
Boca Raton, FL 33429-0724
(561) 391-5098
(888) 236-6880

cdo@worldnet.att.net