It was a commendable effort to collect in a single volume many of the important contributions that in recent years have demonstrated chromosomal anomalies associated with constitutional disorders in man. The book contains 55 articles on this subject, all of them published previously in the Lancet or in other medical journals. Two introductory chapters deal with the status of cytogenetics in medicine and with the standard system of nomenclature of human mitotic chromosomes. The book ends with a chapter "Chromosomes for Beginners" reprinted from the Lancet.

This content is only available via PDF.
You do not currently have access to this content.