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What is Mosaiic Trisonomy 13

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Chromosomal anomaly: A small percentage of people with trisomy 13 have an extra copy of chromosome 13 in only some of the body's cells. In these people, the condition is c ... Read More

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Lethal DNA anomaly.: An extra chromosome 13 confers lethality to affected individuals, as well as cleft lip/palate, holoprosencephaly, cardiac anomalies and omphalocele (a ... Read More
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?? odd question ??: Humans of any race, culture,ethnic group, social status, etc. can have a baby with trisomy 13.
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
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Genetic Mutation: Whenever you make germ cells (sperm and eggs) your body mixes up some of your genetic material and then separates it into discrete packets called chro ... Read More
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Dr. Jane Van Dis
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Not to my knowledge: Trisomy is caused by a robertsonian translocation in the karyotype of one of the parents or by a meiotic nondisjunction event of a sperm or egg cell. ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
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Neither: Any defect like trisomy 13, that involves acquiring an extra chromosome, has nothing to do with dominant or recessive genes. It occurs when usually th ... Read More
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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No.: Trisomy 13 is a uniformly lethal genetic anomaly; affected individuals lead very short and rudimentary lives without quality.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott McLean
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Not true: Trisomy 13 (3 copies of chromosome 13 in all your cells) is caused by an error in the way one of your two chromosome 13s move when you make an egg or ... Read More
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Dr. Holly Maes
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Many: There are numerous disorders that can happen with abnormalities of chromosomes 10 and 13. Too many to list here. Trisomy 21 means the person has an ex ... Read More
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Amniocentesis: Trisomy 13 can be diagnosed by amniocentesis with genetic study of the chromosomes prior to birth.

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