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Trisomy 13, also known as Patau syndrome and Trisomy D is a severe chromosomal abnormality in which an individual has an extra copy of chromosome 13.

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Differential diagnosisEdit

  • Trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome) has similar features and can be difficult to differentiate. Cytogenic studies and chromosomal analysis will confirm the diagnosis.

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