Paternal uniparental disomy of chromosome 20
Synonyms: Paternal UPD(20) | UPD(20)pat
Paternal uniparental disomy of chromosome 20 is a very rare chromosomal anomaly in which both copies of chromosome 20 are inherited from the father. The main features described are high birth weight and/or early-onset obesity relative macrocephaly and tall stature. Most patients were ascertained during sporadic pseudohypoparathyroidism type 1b (see this term) testing and have UPD involving variable segments of the long arm of chromosome 20.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version December 2023
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Paternal uniparental disomy of chromosome 20?
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