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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
It's not: Patau syndrome arises from a non-disjunction event prevents the 18 chromosome from dividing its pair & sends 2, not one to the egg. At conception the ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
23 years experience Clinical Genetics
Supportively: Patau is a chromosomal abnormality of trisomy 13. There is no treatment of the cause but the various symptoms can be treated. For example, heart defe ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Salafsky
55 years experience Clinical Genetics
13 trisomy: Patau syndrome is caused by13 trisomy. It can be suspected by find the characteristic malformations including, cleft lip/palate/ eye and ear abnormali ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
40 years experience Neonatology
Patau syndrome: Patau syndrome is the least common and most severe of the viable autosomal trisomies. Median survival is fewer than 3 days. First was identified as a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danae Steele
30 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Trisomy 13: Patau syndrome is also called trisomy 13. It occurs when a baby has 3 copies of the number 13 chromosome instead of the usual 2 copies. It causes se ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Muench
60 years experience Clinical Genetics
No, not linked.: Hemophilia a and hemophilia b are caused by mutations in genes f8 and f9, respectively, on the x chromosome. Patau syndrome results from trisomy 13 (t ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Muench
60 years experience Clinical Genetics
No: Most infants with patau syndrome die within their first year. There is no genetic test to explain the variation in survival.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Amniocentesis: Trisomy 13 can be diagnosed by amniocentesis with genetic study of the chromosomes prior to birth.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Golder Wilson
Specializes in Clinical Genetics
Child of older mom: Increasing maternal age increases the risk for chromosome disorders, highlighted by trisomy 21 (down syndrome) but applying to rarer trisomies like th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Non-disjunction.: The majority of cases of the lethal patau or trisomy 13 syndrome are caused by nondisjunction (47, +13) related to advanced maternal age. Robertsonian ... Read More

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