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Del (4) (pter-p16 or p16.1): A very rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the short arm (pter-p16 or p16.1) of the genetic material on chromosome four is missing. The type and severity of symptoms can vary depending on the exact size and location of the deleted genetic material. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Del (4) (pter-p16 or p16.1) is available below.
Read more about causes of Del (4) (pter-p16 or p16.1).
Prognosis for Del (4) (pter-p16 or p16.1): Patients tend to have a significantly shortened life span with death occurring within the first three decades of life.
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