Chromosomal Abnormalities

  • Mark L. Goldstein
  • Stephen Morewitz


Numerous chromosomal and genetic disorders exist, and several volumes would be needed to delineate each of them. For the purposes of this chapter, the authors have chosen to focus largely on several chromosomal disorders, mainly the trisomies. Other common genetic disorders will be briefly referenced and sources will be provided for those interested in understanding these disorders in greater detail.


Autism Spectrum Disorder Down Syndrome Turner Syndrome Angelman Syndrome Klinefelter Syndrome 
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