Results 1 - 10 of 10 for birth defects
  1. ... personal or family history of a genetic condition, birth defect, chromosomal disorder, or hereditary cancer. Two or more ... A child with a known inherited disorder, a birth defect, intellectual disability, or developmental delay. A woman who ...
  2. ... the fetus will be born with certain genetic abnormalities. This testing analyzes small fragments of DNA that ... an opportunity for early detection of certain genetic abnormalities without harming the fetus. NIPT is most often ...
  3. ... It cannot identify all possible inherited disorders and birth defects, however. Preimplantation testing Preimplantation testing, also called preimplantation ...
  4. ... results indicate an increased risk for a genetic abnormality when the person is actually unaffected (false positive), ... results indicate a decreased risk for a genetic abnormality when the person is really affected (false negative). ...
  5. ... is possible to inherit some types of chromosomal abnormalities, most chromosomal disorders (such as Down syndrome and ... complex, people concerned about this type of chromosomal abnormality may want to talk with a genetics professional . ...
  6. ... amount or activity level of proteins or enzymes; abnormalities in either can indicate changes to the DNA ...
  7. ... proteins or enzymes that are produced from genes. Abnormalities in these substances can indicate that there are ...
  8. ... by an absence of dermatoglyphs, sometimes with other abnormalities of the skin. Adermatoglyphia is caused by mutations ...
  9. ... increased risk of cancerous tumors), are associated with abnormalities of imprinted genes on the short arm of ...
  10. ... might be treated with surgery to repair the defect or with a heart transplant. ... shortly after birth. Although few treatments are available for these severe ...