In genetics, if a person is missing one of his 6th set of chromosomes, what disorder does he have ?
Not Medical Advice: Chromosome 6q deletion syndrome is where part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 6 is deleted. Some signs are facial asymmetry, small eyes, short neck, and thin upper lip. Chromosome 6p deletion syndrome is where part of the short arm (p) of chromosome 6 is deleted. Some signs are deafness, eczema, undescended testes, reduced muscle tone, and strabismus. About 85 cases of chromosome 6 deletions have been reported to date, with 75% of them existing on the long arm of the chromosome.
Updated on Thursday, February 02 2012 at 01:00AM EST