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DNA Abortion and Chromosomal Disorder?

22 y.o. woman is in 14'th week of pregnancy. She develops vaginal spotting of blood and mild cramping abdominal pain. A spontaneous abortion occurs a day later. Which chromosomal abnormality is the likely couse of miscarriage?

a) trisomy 21
b) trisomy 13
c) trisomy 16
d) trisomy 18
e) trisomy 17
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ummm either C or E?
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I would also go for C or E, just because with the others there's well known diseases lasting at least to 1st year of life...
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Trisomy of 16'TH Chromosome accounts for 50% of miscarriages:

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