Chromosome 10, Monosomy 10q
Type of disease: Rare conditions
Chromosome 10, monosomy 10q, also known as distal monosomy 10q, occurs when there is a deletion of the long arm of chromosome 10. Symptoms associated with this disorder include delayed physical and mental development as well as other abnormalities such as microcephaly, congenital heart defects, and hypotonia. Diagnosis is made by molecular analysis. 40 cases have been documented in literature so far.