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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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.
Help Hope Live
Help Hope Live assists individuals living with catastrophic injuries and illnesses to fundraise toward their medical expenses and related costs.
Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group – Unique
To inform, support and alleviate the isolation of anyone affected by a rare chromosome or single gene disorder and to raise public awareness.
Syndromes Without A Name (SWAN) Australia
Provide information, support and advocacy to families caring for a child with an undiagnosed or rare genetic condition.
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