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cause of chromosomal abnormalities

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Chromosomal: Chromosomes are the packaging for the genes. Genes are made up of dna. Chromosomal abnormalities are extra chromosomes, deletions, duplications, or tr ... Read More

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience Pediatrics
PCOS: Polycystic ovaries. Enlarged ovaries containing numerous small cysts. To be diagnosed with pcos, you must also have abnormal menstrual cycles or sign ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Each chromasome defect has its own set of issues. Some, like down syndrome, or trisomy 21, has a series of health issues. Yet if managed appropriately ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Males: Well, klinefelter's syndrome caused by an extra x chromosome only affects males. Extra y chromosomes only affect males.
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Muench
60 years experience Clinical Genetics
Many different: Your question needs to specify which chromosomal abnormality. Cognitive disability is common to many.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
MOST common: chromosomal abnormalities are Down's Syndrome, Klinefelter and Turner's Syndrome.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
THE absolute #1...: ...Most common chromosome abnormality is trisomy 21, or down's syndrome, and that is associated with advanced maternal age, becoming more common in pr ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Chromosomal abn.: A chromosome anomaly, abnormality, aberration, or mutation is a missing, extra, or irregular portion of chromosomal DNA. It can be from an atypical nu ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Aneuploidies.: Down syndrome (trisomy 21 - mongolism), edwards' syndrome (trisomy 18 - lethal), patau syndrome (trisomy 13 - lethal), turner syndrome (monosomy x), d ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: The typical chromosomal(chm) defect shows up as abnormal chm in every cell of your body. Some cells do little (skin just sits there) while others do a ... Read More

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