Mosaic or Non-mosaic r(20)? Which are you

Have you heard the term mosaic r(20)? Do you know what non-mosaic r(20) means? And do you know which term applies to your diagnosis? We’ll try and explain these terms for you really simply:

Non-mosaic means all of the cells in your body have a ring chromosome.
Mosaic means that only some (a percentage) of the cells in your body have the ring, the other cells have a normal pair of chromosome 20’s.

Watch these short videos to understand the difference…

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