Trisomy 18

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What is trisomy 18?

Trisomy 18 is a genetic disorder in which a person is born with a third copy of material from chromosome 18, instead of the usual two copies. This genetic defect is is characterized by heart defects, kidney problems, gastrointestinal abnormalities, rocker bottom feet, and delayed growth.

Common symptoms reported by people with trisomy 18

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with trisomy 18

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Compare treatments taken by people with trisomy 18

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Who has trisomy 18 on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 1
30s 0
40s 0
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

50% Female
50% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from trisomy 18 patients who have completed their condition history
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