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2000-08-29-20 Trisomy 13, nuchal fold  © Valero

Nuchal fold in Trisomy 13


Gloria Valero, MD, Philippe Jeanty, MD, PhD

This fetus had an examination at 10 weeks 6 days and a thin nuchal lucency was observed.


A repeat examination was performed at 11 weeks 4 days. The nuchal lucency had increased to 4 mm. A chorion villus biopsy was performed and the karyotype was trisomy 13. A 1.7 MB video-clip is available.



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