Edwards syndrome

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Edwards syndrome


[After John H. Edwards (1928-2007), British geneticist who first reported the trisomy causing the syndrome.]
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Sarah Davies said she was "devastated beyond words" when she found out 20 weeks into her pregnancy that her daughter Ffion had no chance of survival after being diagnosed with Edwards' syndrome.
UNTIL expectant mum Sarah Davies went in for a routine 20-week scan, she'd never heard of Edwards' syndrome.
She was born with Edwards' syndrome, which means chromosomes triple rather than duplicate, causing abnormalities at birth.
Laura, who died in January aged 34, was born with mosaic trisomy 18 - also known as Edwards' Syndrome - a serious disorder for which there is no cure or treatment.
Debbie and Mo spoke after Noah finally lost his battle against the effects of Edwards' Syndrome at the family home in Callier Close, Cawston, near Rugby, on Sunday .
He was stillborn after being diagnosed in the womb with a chromosome disorder known as Edwards' Syndrome.
Luke has Edwards' Syndrome, a rare genetic condition from which most babies die in the womb.
But a planned operation at Alder Hey was cancelled after a test revealed he was also suffering from Edwards' Syndrome, a rare chromosome defect which medics said would kill him within months or even weeks.
Orla Machin suffers from incurable Edwards' Syndrome, which claims 99 per cent of its victims within their first year of life.
He was born with Edwards' Syndrome, a rare genetic chromosomal disorder which medics warned meant he was unlikely to live to his first birthday.
The 35-year-old is setting up a support group for families with children suffering from Edwards' Syndrome, the rare chromosome condition which killed her son.