Appropriately Grown Baby With Multiple Congenital Abnormalities: A Case Report

Devangi Thakkar, BMEdSci, MBBS; Narendra Aladangady, MBBS, MRCP, FRCPCH

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Medscape J Med. 2008;10(9):210 

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Introduction

Trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome) is the second most common chromosomal anomaly after Down syndrome, with a prevalence of 1.29 in 10,000 live births. These babies have multiple physical congenital abnormalities. Of the 10% of babies who survive the first year of life, all have mental retardation.

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