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How is edwards syndrome discovered?

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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Edwards syndrome

This is another name for trisomy 18.
Trisomy is a big word that means three copies. So trisomy 18 has three copies of the 18th chromosome. It can be discovered by an amniocentesis or cvs, and recently even a blood test.

In brief: Edwards syndrome

This is another name for trisomy 18.
Trisomy is a big word that means three copies. So trisomy 18 has three copies of the 18th chromosome. It can be discovered by an amniocentesis or cvs, and recently even a blood test.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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