Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram

Other Common Problems associated with Trisomy 13 and Trisomy 18

Babies with trisomy 13/18 often have a low birth weight, low set ears, heart and eye defects, and unusual palm and fingertip patterns. 

The following problems may be present: abdominal defects (omphalocele); cleft lip, and palate; back of head enlarged (occiput); clenched fists, and overlapping index fingers; club/rocker bottomed feet; spina bifida; spine defect (meningomyelocele); defects of the scalp, diaphragm, lungs, kidneys, and ureter; small mouth and jaw; joint contractions (arthrogrypo).

Registered Charity: 1002918 (England and Wales) SC043341 (Scotland). Copyright © 2005 – 2017 SOFT UK. All rights reserved.