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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Trisomy 18


Other Names for this Disease
  • 18 trisomy
  • Chromosome 18 duplication
  • Chromosome 18 trisomy
  • Edwards syndrome
  • Trisomy 16-18 (formerly)
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  • My son and his wife were told the baby she carries has Edwards syndrome. Does this mean if she gets pregnant again, any future child will have this condition as well? Will she be able to have a normal child? Click here for answer

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Other Names for this Disease
  • 18 trisomy
  • Chromosome 18 duplication
  • Chromosome 18 trisomy
  • Edwards syndrome
  • Trisomy 16-18 (formerly)
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.