Patau Syndrome - a brief outline

This is one of the more common syndromes caused by an extra chromosome. In this case an extra chromosome 13.

More detail can be found at Medline Plus
followed by a detail search on that site for "trisomy 13".

The National Library of Medicine US also has excellent detailed information about trisomy 13.
For more data follow the link and perform a similar on this site.

This is a page from created by A. J. Palmer.
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This page was updated on 22nd March 2003