Patau syndrome is also called as Trisomy 13. Trisomy 13 is a genetic disorder in which a person has three copies of genetic material from chromosome 13, instead of the usual two copies. Patau syndrome is a chromosomal condition associated with severe intellectual disability and physical abnormalities in many parts of the body. Symptoms of the Disease are Extra fingers, decreased muscle tone, clenched hands, small eyes, small head, scalp defects etc. Currently there is no specific treatment for Patau syndrome.
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