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Trisomy 8

Trisomy 8 is a chromosomal anomaly where there is three copies of chromosome 8. Complete trisomy 8 causes severe effects on the developing fetus and can be a cause of miscarriage. However, trisomy 8 can occur as a mosaic form, Warkany syndrome, that can be compatible with life.

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rID: 73464
System: Obstetrics
Tag: refs, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Complete trisomy 8

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