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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Early Chromosome DX: Dr edwards reported of the features of trisomy 18 in 1960 in the british journal the lancet. Drs patau & smith reported it in the same journal edition ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
1 out of 5000: http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/trisomy-18
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Edwards syndrome: Edwards syndrome is better known as trisomy 18. It is caused by imperfect division of the chromosomes with an extra chromosome ending up in the embryo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Edwards syndrome: This is another name for trisomy 18. Trisomy is a big word that means three copies. So trisomy 18 has three copies of the 18th chromosome. It can be d ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
TRISOMY 18: Edwards syndrome or trisomy e is caused by extra chromosome 18 consisting of mental retardation, severe microcephaly and many developmental anomalies ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Chromosome test: The usual test is called a karyotype. Blood cells (white cells) are obtained from the patient and the chromosomes are counted under a microscope. If t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Evans
17 years experience Neonatology
Fatal disorder: Edwards or trisomy 18 is a birth defect with a third copy of chromosome 18. Most pregnancies with an extra chromosome miscarry. Of those that are bo ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
See below:: Trisomy 18 (edwards syndrome) is associated with abnormalities in many parts of the body. Individuals often have slow growth before birth (intrauterin ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Early Chromosome DX: Dr edwards reported of the features of trisomy 18 in 1960 in the british journal the lancet. Drs patau & smith reported it in the same journal edition ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
EDWARDS SYNDROME:: A chromosomal disorder: trisomy 18. 1/ 6000 births. Low birth wt, closed fists w/index finger overlaping 3rd and 5th overlaping the 4th; small head wi ... Read More
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