Edward's Syndrome - a brief outline

This is one of the more common syndromes caused by an extra chromosome. In this case an extra chromosome 18.

More detail can be found at Medline Plus
followed by a detail search on that site for "trisomy 18".

The National Library of Medicine US also has excellent detailed information about trisomy 18.
For more data follow the link and perform a similar on this site.

A fact page of good simple understandable detail http://www.trisomy.org/html/trisomy_18_facts.htm

This is a page from www.genefaith.org created by A. J. Palmer.
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This page was updated on 7th Jan 2005