A short history of the initial discovery of the Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome

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Abstract

Deletion of the short arm of chromosome 4 (4p-) was first described in 1961 [Hirschhorn and Cooper, 1961], and the second case of 4p- was published in 1965 [Hirschhorn et al., 1965]. This short history describes the original case and the sequence of events leading to the publications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)244-245
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Medical Genetics, Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics
Volume148
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 15 Nov 2008

Keywords

  • History
  • Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome

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