Human Genetics

, Volume 69, Issue 3, pp 281–283 | Cite as

Inversion of chromosome 2 (p11p13): Frequency and implications for genetic counselling

  • I. M. Mac Donald
  • D. M. Cox
Short Communications


Two cases of a pericentric inversion of chromosome 2 were found amongst 3619 blood specimens referred for karyotypic analysis. An additional three cases were identified within 1820 pregnancies presenting for genetic amniocentesis because of late maternal age. The implications for management in these cases are discussed.


Internal Medicine Metabolic Disease Genetic Counselling Blood Specimen Karyotypic Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. M. Mac Donald
    • 1
  • D. M. Cox
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Laboratory MedicineChildren's Hospital of Eastern OntarioOttawaCanada

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