Trisomy 18 and 13: More children are surviving

There is speculation (though no confirmation) that the hospitalization of Rick Santorum's three-year-old daughter, Isabella, is related to Trisomy 18, the rare genetic condition she suffers from. News of Bella's sudden hospitalization sent off a

Published data in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Prenatal Diagnosis highlight the enhanced performance for trisomy 21 and 18 detection. The test is available to women of at least 10 weeks gestational age and is performed

Trisomy 18 and 13: More Children Like Bella Santorum Survive. By CARRIE GANN , ABC News Medical Unit April 9, 2012. "Study author Dr. Chris Feudtner said the analysis, published today in the journal Pediatrics, shows

Also known as Edwards's symptoms, Trisomy 18 happens when a person is blessed with three duplicates of the Eighteenth chromosome, in contrast to two. That a.

Santorum's campaign said Friday that 3-year-old Bella had been returned to the hospital. She has the rare genetic condition Trisomy 18 and was hospitalized earlier this year with pneumonia. Bella's condition typically proves to be fatal.