A rare case of trisomy 8 mosaicism syndrome in a Malay boy

Lelamekala Vengidasan, Narazah Mohd Yusoff, Siti Fatimah Ramli, Abdul Rahman Azhari


Trisomy 8 is a condition where every cell of an individual presents with an extra copy (three copies of chromosome 8. This disorder occurs when a pair of chromosomes fails to divide evenly, which results in cells containing more than two of this chromosome. Here, we report a case of mosaic trisomy 8 in a Malaysian Malay boy.Although patient in this case confirmed with T8M, he exhibited few of the characteristic features that previously were reported to be associated with T8M. However, the patient’s very young age might explain the lack of clinical presentation of these features.

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