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Trisomy 13 Polydactyly

A 37 2/7 week gestational age male infant with Patau syndrome demonstrating hand polydactyly.

Trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome) is a rare (1 in 10,000 newborns) developmental genetic abnormality (aneuploidy) with three copies of chromosome 13, instead of the usual two copies, there can also be a chromosomal translocation.


Links: Trisomy 13 | Abnormal Development - Genetic


Reference

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