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How can we treat patau syndrome?

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Dr. Maulik Shah
Clinical Genetics
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In brief: Supportively

Patau is a chromosomal abnormality of trisomy 13.
There is no treatment of the cause but the various symptoms can be treated. For example, heart defects can be repaired, polydactyly can be corrected. However, many children live only a short time so often the goal is comfort care.

In brief: Supportively

Patau is a chromosomal abnormality of trisomy 13.
There is no treatment of the cause but the various symptoms can be treated. For example, heart defects can be repaired, polydactyly can be corrected. However, many children live only a short time so often the goal is comfort care.
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