Patau syndrome

Patau syndrome

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The exact cause of Patau syndrome is not known; the same is true for. Patau appears to affect females more than males, most likely because male fetuses do not patau syndrome until birth. Patau syndrome, like Down syndrome, is associated with the increased age of the mother. It may affect individuals of all ethnic backgrounds.

The prevalence in newborns is one in 5,000; 90% of babies with it die prior to birth. Diagnosis Patau syndrome is often diagnosed during routine and optional prenatal screenings, including maternal blood screenings, fetal ultrasound, chorionic villus sampling, and amniocentesis.

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Patau syndrome is a syndrome caused by a chromosomal abnormality, where some or all of the cells of their body comprise additional genetic material in chromosome 13. The additional genetic material interrupts normal growth, causing multiple and complex organ defects.

This may happen either because every cell includes a whole additional copy of chromosome 13 a disease called trisomy 13 or patau syndrome Dor as every cell patau syndrome an additional partial replica of the chromosome i. Total trisomy 13 is caused by nondisjunction of chromosomes through meiosis the mosaic type is due to nondisjunction through mitosis.

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