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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Fetal Chromosome Test (Overview)

Results of baby's chromosome analysis


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Can they do fetal karyotype test for muscular dystrophy?

Can they do fetal karyotype test for muscular dystrophy?

Not exactly...: ..."karyotype" but a different kind of genetic test: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1715396/. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
9 doctors shared insights

Fetal Chromosome Test (Overview)

Results of baby's chromosome analysis


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My son is 2 & just had chromosome test b/c facial features such as small jaw & high palate &he's not speaking well .He smart understands me well. Dr says just precaution. Are these serious disorders?

My son is 2 & just had chromosome test b/c facial features such as small jaw & high palate &he's not speaking well .He smart understands me well.  Dr says just precaution. Are these serious disorders?

Try not to fret.: Some syndromes do not have intellectual disability as part of their neurodevelopmental profile, & some do. The newer genetic microarray tests yield more information than chromosome analysis. Call your state health division's early intervention program for free assessment of all areas of your son's development. He'll benefit from therapy now, even if it's an isolated expressive language delay. ...Read more

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Can they do fetal karyotype test for muscular dystrophy?

Not exactly...: ..."karyotype" but a different kind of genetic test: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1715396/. ...Read more

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My baby has an omphalocele and I am awaiting chromosome test results. I'm very scared and would like to know the odds of having serious birth defects?

My baby has an omphalocele and I am awaiting chromosome test results. I'm very scared and would like to know the odds of having serious birth defects?

Usually obvious: Omphalocoel can occur as an isolated defect or as part of a complex series of problems, including a chromosome defect.Although defects can be silent, like abnormal kidneys or heart problems, most that occur with chromosome defects are dramatic, like abnormalities of facial, hand,feed and genital structures. ...Read more

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What is the procedure to test sperm analysis and chromosome test for a person and what kind of doctor do we have to meet?

What is the procedure to test sperm analysis and chromosome test for a person and what kind of doctor do we have to meet?

Start with Primary: care doctor, so that s/he may evaluate the person and recommend a specialist, if one is needed. An obstetrician or urologist may be the next person to consult. ...Read more

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5 months pregnant. On amniotic fluid sample test, "fetal karyotype was found to be 47, ##, +21 indicating down syndrome.". Should i go for abortion?

5 months pregnant. On amniotic fluid sample test, "fetal karyotype was found to be 47, ##, +21 indicating down syndrome.". Should i go for  abortion?

Personal decision: Yes, your child has down's syndrome. I have no idea how those children are treated in india. However, they are the most loving, kind people i care for. They have the capacity for love and joy unlike any of my other patients. Will the child require extra care and have different needs - absolutely. Only you can decide if you have the capacity to provide this and continue the pregnancy. ...Read more

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My son is 2 & just had chromosome test b/c facial features such as small jaw & high palate &he's not speaking well .He smart understands me well. Dr says just precaution. Are these serious disorders?

Try not to fret.: Some syndromes do not have intellectual disability as part of their neurodevelopmental profile, & some do. The newer genetic microarray tests yield more information than chromosome analysis. Call your state health division's early intervention program for free assessment of all areas of your son's development. He'll benefit from therapy now, even if it's an isolated expressive language delay. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of chromosomal abnormality in fetus?

What is the main cause of chromosomal abnormality in fetus?

Defect in gamete: Either the egg (usually) or sperm carries an extra chromosome (chm) to conception.The fetus ends up with 3 of that chm along with normal pairs of all the others. The third chm will cause a disruption in the code reading that goes into making the organs and brain. The newborn will be born with these defects. ...Read more

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What chromosome can cause fetal alcohol syndrome?

What chromosome can cause fetal alcohol syndrome?

Fetal alcohol: Not a gene to cause it. Just the amount of alcohol imbibed during the pregnancy that damage the fetus. ...Read more

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Chromosomes,POC/Fetal loss.Each metaphase was trisomy 14.Results:47,XX,+14. Is any tretmant for that?Who having abnormal Chromosomes me or my husband

Chromosomes,POC/Fetal loss.Each metaphase was trisomy 14.Results:47,XX,+14. Is any tretmant for that?Who having abnormal Chromosomes me or my husband

Testing: You and your husband can undergo genetic testing to see if either of you are a carrier of any genetic mutations that are likely to be passed on during conception. This is a blood test for both of you. In most cases the parents are not carriers and the genetic mutation that occurred during conception was spontaneous and not likely to recur. ...Read more