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Trisomy 13, known as Patau Syndrome, is a rare condition resulting from genetic errors on the 13th chromosome. The disorder occurs in approximately 1 in 16,000 live births and much more commonly affects females than males. This disorder causes severe intellectual and physical problems.

Learn more about Patau Syndrome at the link below.


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