Korean Diabetes Journal 2000;24(2):281-284.
Published online January 1, 2001.
A Case of Interstitial Deletion [del(6)(q21q23)] with type 2 diabetes Mellitus and Mental Retardation.
Ye Dal Jung, Sun Joo Cho, Hak Jun Kim, Wern Chan Yoon, Dong Geun Yeo, Jeong Ki Park, Ji Hyun Lee, Ho Sang Shon
Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Catholic University of Taegu-Hyosung, Korea.
Chromosomal abnormalities such as Klinefelter syndrome, Down syndrome, Turner syndrome, Prader-Willi, Bardet-Biedl syndrome were associated with diabetes mellitus. Over 30 cases of interstitial deletions of the long arm of chromosome 6 with vastly variable breakpoints and clinical features have been reported in the literature, The clinical findings varies and most often includes mental retardation, microcephaly, and craniofacial anomalies. We report a case of interstitial deletion (del(6)(q21q23)) with type 2 diabetes mellitus and mental retardation.
Key Words: Typs 2 diabetes mellitus, lnterstitial delotion (del{6)(q21q23)), Mental retardation

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