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What is down syndrome ? It’s a genetic condition caused by the presence of an extra chromosome 21 in the body’s cells which causes physical and mental delay in the child’s development.


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Edwards Syndrome (Trisomy 18) Trisomies occur when there is a triplet of a specific chromosome instead of the normal number of 2. The most common trisomy is trisomy 21 or Down syndrome. In Edwards syndrome, or trisomy 18, there are 3 chromosome 18's. Patients with trisomy 18 can range from mildly to severely affected.