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What are the top reasons for getting chromosomal abnormalities?
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In brief: THE absolute #1...
...Most common chromosome abnormality is trisomy 21, or down's syndrome, and that is associated with advanced maternal age, becoming more common in pregnancies in women over 36.
Preexisting abnormalities in parents is close second, toxins and radiation a very distant third, with a large number having no apparent cause.

In brief: THE absolute #1...
...Most common chromosome abnormality is trisomy 21, or down's syndrome, and that is associated with advanced maternal age, becoming more common in pregnancies in women over 36.
Preexisting abnormalities in parents is close second, toxins and radiation a very distant third, with a large number having no apparent cause.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Cristina Carballo
Pediatrics - Neonatology
In brief: Age
Advanced maternal age and/or familial history of chromosomal anomolies.

In brief: Age
Advanced maternal age and/or familial history of chromosomal anomolies.
Dr. Cristina Carballo
Dr. Cristina Carballo
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Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
Advanced parental age, uncontrolled glucose metabolism, known- unknown underlying chromosomal abnormalities in parents or relatives, radiation, etc
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