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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research


Antenatal Sonographic Diagnosis of Patau Syndrome (Trisomy 13): A Case Report


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Author Details : Shobha Lalit Lad, Ruey Soon, Michael Hoong Farn Weng

Volume : 3, Issue : 3, Year : 2016

Article Page : 297-299


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Abstract

Patau syndrome is caused by an extra copy of chromosome 13, a medium acrocentric chromosome. In Malaysia, the incidence of Patau syndrome is 2.6/10,000 births. We report a case of Patau syndrome in thirty-two years old, Bugis, Indonesian, fifth gravida, para four diagnosed during antenatal ultrasound scan and confirmed by karyotyping.

Keywords:
Trisomy 13, Patau syndrome, Holoprosencephaly

How to cite : Lad S L, Soon R, Weng M H F, Antenatal Sonographic Diagnosis of Patau Syndrome (Trisomy 13): A Case Report. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2016;3(3):297-299

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