Jacobsen Syndrome (11q Deletion, or 11q-) is a rare chromosomal abnormality which affects perhaps one child in 100,000 in which a portion of the 11th chromosome is missing. It was discovered by Dr. P. Jacobsen in 1973. At that time, the disease was named "Jacobsen Syndrome."
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Genetics Home Reference: Jacobsen Syndrome
Provides information on this condition caused by a loss of genetic material from chromosome 11, its features, inheritance and other sources of information.
Healthline: Jacobsen Syndrome
Factsheet on this rare chromosome disorder that affects multiple aspects of physical and mental development, its signs and symptoms, management and prognosis.
PubMed: Jacobsen Syndrome
Article by T Mattina, CS Perrotta and P Grossfeld.
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