Edwards syndrome

What is Edwards syndrome?

Edwards syndrome (also known as Trisomy 18 [T18]) is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 18th chromosome. This genetic condition almost always results from non disjunction during meiosis.

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When the uterine size and date do not correlate with each other and a twin pregnancy is excluded, polyhydramnios or...

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