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Malformations 04

Topic: Pathology

Created on Sunday, February 15 2009 by gliageek

Last modified on Sunday, February 15 2009.


Courtesy of Dr. Mark Cohen
This abnormality may be associated with trisomy of which of the following chromosomes?

 
        A) 8
 
        B) 18
 
        C) 20p
 
        D) 13
 
        E) 21
 

 


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A) 8

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Microcephaly, ACC  (See References)

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B) 18

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Edward's syndrome: Microcephaly, ACC, cerebellar hypoplasia, olfactory agenesis  (See References)

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C) 20p

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Hydrocephaly  (See References)

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D) 13

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Patau syndrome: HPE, ACC, cerebellar hypoplasia, myelomeningocele, fusion of basal ganglia  (See References)

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E) 21

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Down syndrome: may demonstrate microcephaly  (See References)

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References:

1. Love, S., Louis, D.N., and Ellison, D.W. (2008). Greenfield's Neuropathology, 8th Edition. Oxford University Press, USA (ISBN:0340906820)Advertising:
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Malformations 04
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