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My unborn baby has been diagnosed with trisomy 9 mosaicsim.

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Hi my unborn baby has been diagnosed with trisomy 9 mosaicsim. (47, xx,+9) 17 of the cells out of 30 are like this. What will happen with my baby and is this a terminal illness
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hello\
I am a double board certified doctor and will be glad to answer questions for you.
The expression of this disorder is highly variable.
However, there are common features:
mental retardation
growth retardation
Heart abnormalities
Kidney abnormalities
Skeletal/muscular problems
Not necessarily fatal, but can be in some cases.
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