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Misdiagnosis of Trisomy 18 Syndrome

Trisomy 18 Syndrome: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?

Causes of Trisomy 18 Syndrome may include these medical conditions:

  • A genetic defect where there are three copies of part or all of chromosome 18 instead of the normal two. Cases appear to be sporadic with no direct link to inheritance
  • more causes...»

Trisomy 18 Syndrome Diagnosis: Book Excerpts

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

When checking for a misdiagnosis of Trisomy 18 Syndrome or confirming a diagnosis of Trisomy 18 Syndrome, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Trisomy 18 Syndrome may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Trisomy 18 Syndrome. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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