Retinoblastoma with 13q- chromosomal deletion associated with maternal paracentric inversion of 13q

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Science  09 Mar 1979:
Vol. 203, Issue 4384, pp. 1027-1029
DOI: 10.1126/science.424728


A girl with sporadic unilateral retinoblastoma and mental retardation has an interstitial deletion in the long arm of chromosome 13. Her mother has a paracentric inversion of one chromosome 13; the deleted chromosome 13 in the daughter is derived from the mother's normal chromosome 13.