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trisomy 18 down syndrome

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trisomy 21: This is a common occurrence in obstetrics. Getting the screening tests and how to interpret them can be scary. Having a 1 in 78 chance of downs synd ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Cause & effect: Trisomy 21 accounts for approximately 96% of down syndrome.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
One and the same.: Down syndrome or mongolism is caused by an extra chromosome 21 (trisomy 21). Affected individuals have varying degrees of neurodevelopmental delay, ot ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Name game: Dr.Langdon Down worked at a home for the retarded in Britain in the 1800's.He was credited for the first published description of the syndrome that w ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
53 years experience Neonatology
T1;14(p22;q32: commonly seen in extranodalMZL associated with lymphomas downs syndrome translocation involves different chromosomes so the chance of downs syndrome i ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hard to not worry: This is a very anxiety provoking test in many cases. Remember this - it is only a screen. This means that there are a large number of false-positive ... Read More
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It happends: Males with Down syndrome are essentially sterile.A few rare mosaic male down cases might be capable but this the exception. Females have a 50% risk of ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Osman Farooq
20 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Supportively: Down syndrome itself does not need to be treated however certain conditions that can go along with ds should be managed and prevented if possible. T ... Read More
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Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Supplement review: Although I do not have first hand experience with this product, I have reviewed the website and their claims. They claim to manufacture according to ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unclear: The information you list provides no specific information on which to base an answer. How was the data obtained and why? Does it relate to some specif ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
25 years experience Pediatrics
Extra chromosome: In trisomy 18 the patient has an extra chromosome 18. This genetic disorder frequently causes heart and kidney defects. They may have a small head an ... Read More
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