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J Korean Diabetes Assoc. 2000 Apr;24(2):281-284. Korean. Case Report.
Jung YD , Cho SJ , Kim HJ , Yoon WC , Yeo DG , Park JK , Lee JH , Shon HS .
Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Catholic University of Taegu-Hyosung, Korea.
Abstract

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.

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