Risk Factors for Chromosomal Abnormalities
|Maternal Age||Risk of Any Chromosomal Abnormality||Risk of Down’s Syndrome|
Chromosome abnormalities. National Human Genome Research Institute website. Available at: http://www.genome.gov/11508982 . Updated October 13, 2011. Accessed July 24, 2013.
Study: prenatal exposure to air pollutants causes genetic alterations. Columbia University website. Available at: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/news/05/02/pollution%5Fpregnacy.html . Published February 22, 2005. Accessed July 24, 2013.
- Reviewer: Kari Kassir, MD
- Review Date: 05/2015 -
- Update Date: 05/20/2015 -
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