Triple X Syndrome Testing and Diagnosis

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Dear, Brown Family I am Dr. Cunningham I have a PHD and MD from Stanford University. I am a Obstetrics and Gynecology affiliated with St. Vincent Health Hospital I have been working here for about 6 years now. Over week I have been doing numerous test on your daughter such as Amniocentesis and Chorionic Villus sampling. Chorionic villus is collected by putting a long thin needle through the belly into the placenta. Amniocentesis is tested by getting a sample from the amnion or amniotic sac surrounding a developing fetus and the fetal DNA is examined for genetic abnormalities. The purpose of these testing is to determine whether or not your daughter is diagnosed with Triple X syndrome.These test can be done at any time but preferably early in pregnancy. As my years of being a doctor I have seen about 1990 women undergo Chorion Villus sampling and there were no serious maternal infections among the women in this. Also, Amniocentesis testing is not very risky due to the fact there is a low risk of pregnancy lost when this test is done. Before I did the Chorionic and Amniocentesis testing on your daughter I explained the potential drawbacks to her such as miscarriages, uterine contractions or tenderness, feeling shivery (like you’re going down with flu), infection and amniotic fluid leakage which can lead to the baby developing hypoplastic lungs (underdeveloped lungs).
A chromosome is a threadlike structure within the nucleus that contains genetic information that is passed
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