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Chromosome 13 Abnormality
On 7&half we TVS shows 2 yolk sac, one with cardiac activity, other is empty. CRL is 1.13 cm. is possibility of chromosomal abnormality ?
Always possible: The transvaginal ultrasound at 7.5 weeks does not rule in or out a chromosomal abnormality. It is believed that there are a lot more twins conceived than born and one twin just dies very early and this may be the cause of some first trimester bleeding. Only with early ultrasounds are we finding these 'vanishing twins'. This may be the case with your empty yolk sac. The other twin is usually normal ...Read more
On 7&half we TVS shows 2 yolk sac, one with cardiac activity & other is empty. CRL IS 1.13 cm. Is possibility of chromosomal abnormality?
May be: Your obstetrician would be more valuable in discussing those findings and recommend what to do next, take care ...Read more
Abnormal chromsomes: I assume you are male (45xy) and wish advice on pregnancy with your genetic abnormality and are probably phenotypically asymptomatic. I would encourage compassionate genetic counseling. Carriers of Robertsonian translocations have normal phenotype, but can have problem of infertility associated with more or less severe oligospermia in male adults3-5%). ...Read more
Depends on which: one. It could cause a number of different medical conditions or could be lethal. ...Read more
There is absence of chromosomal 15 in me.. Is my offspring will be normal? If not then tell me thee abnormality ratio.. Plz please
Baby may be abnormal: If a person is missing a piece of chromosome 15, that missing piece probably got attached to another chromosome, thus allowing her to function normally enough to use this healthtap website. Unfortunately, both chromosomes (the one missing a piece and the one that received the missing piece) are abnormal. Offspring are likely to receive one or both of the defective chromosomes. Geneticist can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad news: This material is the library of information the fetus needs to develop organs and metabolic systems.Too much or too little means something will go wrong. Since many defects are relatively unique, the outcome may or may not be predictable. Some will trigger spontaneous miscarriage. Some are born and live a long life but have many problems along the way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Down syndrome.: The most common chromosomal abnormality in a newborn population was trisomy 21 (down), with an incidence of 1 in 730 live births. Abnormalities of the sex chromosomes (eg, monosomy x or turner, xxy, xyy, xxx) and structural balanced rearrangements also occurred frequently. Trisomy 16 is the most common aneuploidy in abortuses. Trisomy 18 (edwards), and 13 (patau) are most common in stillborns. ...Read more
Is it true that the chances of having a child with a chromosomal abnormality increases as a womans age increases over 40 year?
Yes: It actually increases to a small degree with every year after peak fertility in the mid 20's. At 40 the risk of a trisomy 21 down syndrome reaches 1% while at 45 it reaches 2%. This number is added to the random risk of 4% that any pregnancy has of an unexpected event (cleft palate, premi, other defect). ...Read more
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