Archive for the ‘Genetic Disorders & Birth Defects’ Category

Spina Bifida Test

Spina bifida is a neural tube defect that develops during the first month of pregnancy when the spinal column does not close completely. It affects approximately 1,500 pregnancies each year.... more...
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Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

Cleft means 'split' or 'separation'. During early pregnancy, separate areas of the face develop individually and then join together. The lip usually closes by 5 to 6 weeks after conception,... more...
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Turner Syndrome

Turner Syndrome is a chromosomal condition that occurs when one of the two X chromosomes found in females is missing or incomplete. It is a chromosomal condition that only affects females. It... more...
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