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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My son is 4 years old and has all aspect of Vacterl, I have been told there is a link with a very rare form of leukemia often a tell tale of this...

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VACTERL Synrome affecs vertibrae/ anus, cardiac/oesophagus/trachea/renal and limbs due to androgen exposure during early pregnancy or mother...

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How much important is quadruple screen test during pregnant. My wift is 19 weeks pregnant. And earlier we have carried all the 1st trimester test...

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This screening is not always essential...

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Quadruple screening test is suggested to pregnant mothers who have...

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hello, i am 27 weeks 5 days pregnant. yesterday my measurements was off. The doctor said i may have some extra fluid. my measurements were 29 weeks...

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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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Hi, We are expecting our 2nd child due in XXXXXXX We had conducted TIFFA and Triple marker tests on doctors advice. While all the tests are normal,...

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Hi doctor, I m 34 weeks pregnant, suffering from polyhydramnious and my baby had been diagnosed with Edwards Syndrome . I understand that this...

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Hi doctor, I m 33 weeks pregnant and suffering from polyhydramnios . Can I know whether there are any food intake which I have to restrict in order...

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i am a pregnent of 22weeks. i got triple marker test. in that trisomy 21 is in high risk and trisomy 18, ntd with low risk. baby growth is normal....

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Hi I am 25 yrs old , I underwent down s syndrome risk screening test in 20th week of pregnancy last week. I got my results as AFP value 30.5...

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I have a perfectly healthy 6 year old son. Three prior miscarriages - only 2 were tested and both were trisomy 13. I m now pregnant at 43. At 10...

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my name is ivanna in the past three years i have had 1 natural miscarriage and one terminated pregnancy due to trisomy 18 ...i concieved and im...

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