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Are chromosomal abnormalities such as extra ones confined only to certain parts of the body?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: All the same,but

The major abnormalities associated with chromosomal defects do seem to affect some specific body structures more than others.
These are often the ones that require a lot of information to form right. The face/hands/heart are example areas where noticeable alterations are seen. Nonetheless, all cell lines in the body will have the same defect.

In brief: All the same,but

The major abnormalities associated with chromosomal defects do seem to affect some specific body structures more than others.
These are often the ones that require a lot of information to form right. The face/hands/heart are example areas where noticeable alterations are seen. Nonetheless, all cell lines in the body will have the same defect.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Every cell in the body has the same complement of chromosomes.

In brief: No

Every cell in the body has the same complement of chromosomes.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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