Trisomy 18

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Synonyms: Chromosome 18 duplication | Edwards syndrome

Trisomy 18 is a chromosomal abnormality associated with the presence of an extra chromosome 18 and characterized by growth delay dolichocephaly a characteristic facies limb anomalies and visceral malformations.

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Advocacy Organizations

Support Organization for Trisomy 18,13 and Related disorders

To support all families through their Trisomy journey

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.

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Clinical Trials

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