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is there a cure for edwards syndrome trisomy?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Those with a standard trisomy have the abnormality in every cell of their body. The vast majority will die within the first year from one of many major congenital abnormalities with this defect.
Answered on Nov 7, 2012

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