Sonographic Findings in Partial Type of Trisomy 18

@inproceedings{Niknejadi2014SonographicFI,
  title={Sonographic Findings in Partial Type of Trisomy 18},
  author={Maryam Niknejadi and Firoozeh Ahmadi and Farnaz Akhbari and Parvaneh Afsharian},
  booktitle={International journal of fertility & sterility},
  year={2014}
}
Trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome) is the second most common trisomy among live born fetuses, with poor prognosis. Estimate of its incidence is between 1 in 4000- 16000 live births. Most of the chromosomal abnormalities in fetuses are detected by prenatal ultrasound findings in the first and second trimesters. In this case re- port, we present a partial type of trisomy 18 occurring through de novo unbalanced translocation of chromosomes 18 and 21. The ultrasound features enabling the early detection… CONTINUE READING