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Triploid Syndrome

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Synonyms of Triploid Syndrome

  • 2n/3n Mixoploidy
  • 3n Syndrome
  • Chromosome Triploidy Syndrome
  • Diploid/Triploid Mixoploidy
  • Triploidy
  • Triploidy Syndrome

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Triploid Syndrome is an extremely rare chromosomal disorder. Individuals with triploid syndrome have three of every chromosome for a total of sixty-nine rather than the normal forty-six chromosomes. Babies with Triploid Syndrome usually are lost through early miscarriage. However, some infants have been born and survived as long as five months. Affected infants are usually small and have multiple birth defects. Those that survive are usually mosaic, meaning that some cells have the normal number of 46 chromosomes and some cells have a complete extra set of chromosomes.

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