By: Rocco Marrandino
Trisomy 13 happens when an extra chromosome 13's DNA is put into the body cells. This occures in 1/10,000 newborns. This has nothing to do with family genes, it occurs in either the sperm or egg that forms the fetus.
Openings or splits in roof of mouth or lip
Infants may be born with extra limbs such as fingers or toes, or they may be missing limbs such as a hand
eyes are fused together into one
There is no Specific Treatment for Trisomy 13. It Varies and Depends on The Symtoms
Trisomy 13 can be found by x-rays and utlrasounds that show deformity in the organs. An MRI can also show deformity in the brain only caused by this dissorder