Genetic conditions relevant to psychiatry
A 15q11 maternal
I 15q11 paternal
Select the chromosomal area associated with each of the following descriptions.
34. A young boy attends the learning disability clinic. You notice he has epicanthic folds, upslanting palpebral fissures, low set ears, and brushfield spots.
35. A young boy with learning difficulties is referred by his GP who suspects he has a schizophrenic type illness. You see in his notes that he has congenital heart disease and a cleft palate.
36. A child is referred with hyperphagia, excessive weight gain, short stature, frequent skin picking, mild learning disability, and small gonads.