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An error occurred in the CONTEMPO article entitled "Medical Genetics," published in the May 19 issue of The Journal (1989;261:2855-2856). On page 2855, the second sentence of the last paragraph in column 1 should have read as follows: "Examples include the genes for Huntington's disease (chromosome 4 [not '5']), cystic fibrosis (chromosome 7), polycystic kidneys (chromosome 16), and Duchenne type muscular dystrophy (X chromosome)."
Incorrect Numeral. JAMA. 1989;262(9):1188. doi:10.1001/jama.1989.03430090050031
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