Posts Tagged ‘robertsonian translocation’


Robertsonian translocation is easily defined as a translocation between two acrocentric chromosome. Therefore when someone carries balance robertsonian tranlocation, their karyotipe result is changed into 45,XX/XY, since balance translocation on satellite of both chromosomes involved are considered missing. Here is my group presentation on a case of a patient with Robertsonian translocation, focusing on what a genetic counselor should know (well, I honestly think it is also important for a general practitioner to know, since the understanding upon this matter is pretty simple).

Case Presentation final