Trisomy 13

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Trisomy 13

Synonyms: Patau syndrome

Trisomy 13 is a chromosomal anomaly caused by the presence of an extra chromosome 13 and is characterized by brain malformations (holoprosencephaly) facial dysmorphism ocular anomalies postaxial polydactyly visceral malformations (cardiopathy) and severe psychomotor retardation.

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Advocacy Organizations

Tracking Rare Incidence Syndromes (TRIS) project

The Tracking Rare Incidence Syndromes (TRIS) project seeks to increase the knowledge base on rare incidence trisomy conditions, and to make this information available to families and interested educational, medical and therapeutic professionals.

Clinical Trials

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