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Patua' Syndrome

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Shannon Garrod

on 5 March 2014

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Transcript of Patua' Syndrome

Heart Defects
Brain and/or Spinal Cord abnormalities
Very small or poorly developed eyes
Extra fingers or toes
Cleft lip
Cleft palate
Weak muscle tone
Due to many life threatening symptoms, many infants born with Trisomy 13 die within the first days/weeks of their lives.
Incidence of Patau Syndrome
1:16,000 newborns
The chances of a woman having a baby with Trisomy 13 increase as she gets older
It is rarely inherited, but translocation trisomy 13 can be inherited
The parent would need to have a balanced translocation involving chromosome 13
Due to the number of life threatening defects, most infants born with Trisomy 13 die within the first days/weeks of their lives
Only 5-10% of children live past their first year of life.
Works Cited
"The Free Automatic Bibliography and Citation Generator." EasyBib. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Mar. 2014.
"Trisomy 13." - Genetics Home Reference. N.p., 25 Feb. 2014. Web. 03 Mar. 2014.
Patau Syndrome
Patau Syndrome is also known as Trisomy 13
Trisomy 13 can either be:
A whole extra chromosome 13 or
Part of an extra chromosome attached to a part of another chromosome (translocation).
Chromosomal Notation
47, XX/XY, +13
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