Case Report

Trisomy 18 Syndrome: A Case Report


  • Cemalettin Güneş
  • Sevil Bilir Göksügür
  • Mervan Bekdaş
  • Fatih Demircioğlu

Received Date: 19.04.2014 Accepted Date: 08.09.2014 Eur Arc Med Res 2015;31(2):109-111

Trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome), is a syndrome characterized by multiple congenital anomalies, occuring together with excess 18. chromosome. Intrauterine growth retardation, micrognathia, microcephaly, low-set ears, cardiac abnormalities, urinary tract abnormalities, gastrointestinal tract anomalies and limb anomalies are the findings which are commonly encountered in infants with Edwards Syndrome. Here we aimed to present a case of 2 months old infant with multiple congenital anomalies and diagnosed as Edwards Syndrome.

Keywords: trisomy 18, congenital heart disease, limb abnormalities