Treatment varies from child to child and depends on the specific symptoms.
Support Organization for Trisomy 18, 13 and Related Disorders (SOFT) --
More than 80% of children with trisomy 13 die in the first year.
Complications begin almost immediately. Most infants with Trisomy 13 have congenital heart disease.
Complications may include:
Call for an appointment with your health care provider if you have had a child with Trisomy 13, and you plan to have another child. Genetic counseling can help families understand the condition, the risk of inheriting it, and how to care for the patient.
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