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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Trisomy 18 : Edwards syndrome (also known as trisomy 18 (t18)) is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 18th chromosome. This geneti ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Defective transfer: When eggs/sperm form they go through a process where the pairs of chromosomes split.Each resulting egg or sperm should only have one of the pair. When ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Golder Wilson
Specializes in Clinical Genetics
Chromosomal: Edwards syndrome is usually due to trisomy 18 (extra copy of chromosome #18) that is an accidental occurrence with low recurrence risk (<1%) to the pa ... Read More
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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: Edward's syndrome, trisomy 18, occurs when the baby has three copies of chromosome18. If three full copies so 47 chromosomes, recurrence is less than ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
One in 6,000: Edwards syndrome occurs in around one in 6, 000 live births and around 80 percent of those affected are female. The majority of fetuses with the syndr ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Edwards Syndrome: Trisomy 18 - chromosomal condition in 1/5,000 to 6,000 live births due to random events while egg or sperm form.Usually not inherited. 5 to 10% live p ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
None of the above: Edward syndrome is brought on by an abnormality of chromosome numbers, specifically an extra 18. The abnormal egg with a single chromosome 1-17 & 19-2 ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandrr Lakowsky
20 years experience Internal Medicine
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Gallo
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Trisomy 18 Support: Edward's syndrome is the result of a chromosome abnormality, namely trisomy 18. Support groups include resources and emotional support. Visit the tr ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Extra chromosome 18: The edward syndrome, named after a researcher who reported the features in 1960, applies to babies born with all or most of an extra 18 chromosome. Ha ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
36 years experience Psychiatry
Bajo impacto: Ejercicios aerobicos de bajo impacto son mejores para preservar la salud a cierta edad en que el corazon puede sufrir dano y las articulaciones estan ... Read More
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Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
27 years experience Family Medicine
Ser visita por doc: Calquier bebe menor 12 meses con fiebre ( mas de 38 C) debe ser visita por el medico.Fiebre indicar algun tipo de infeccion que debe ser investigado c ... Read More

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