The importance of translocationsby
Ever since I realized the implications of my MGUS and then SMM (well, to be precise, my 2005 bone marrow biopsy result talks about “multiple myeloma,” not “smoldering myeloma”…) diagnoses, I have been interested in studies ab
stubborn, not because she can't eat.
It sounds like your grandson has Translocation DS, since he has a part of one chromosome attached to another. I'm not all that familiar personally, but I do know...
Chromosomes and Myelomaby
, translocations, hyperploidy, and hypoploidy. Deletion means that all of part of a chromosome is missing. The chromosome 13 deletion is the most commonly known and is a predictor of decreased survival.
Get It Down ~ 31 for 21by
A second variation is "translocation trisomy," when all the cells have the
right number of chromosomes...
An article in the TimesLeader
One extra chromosome at the root
31 for 21 - Day Threeby
Robertsonian Translocation - Three to four percent of all cases of trisomy 21 are due to Robertsonian Translocation. In this case, two breaks occur in separate chromosomes, usually the 14th and 21st...
I only have one with DS, but I do know a couple of people in online forums that have more than one naturally and several who have adopted more than one. Are yours translocation or nondisjunction?
31 for 21 - Mosaic Down syndromeby
or egg with an abnormal number of chromosomes merges with a normal mate, the resulting fertilized egg will have an abnormal number of chromosomes. In Down syndrome, 95% of all cases are caused by this event: one cell...