Electrophysiological and Structural Abnormalities in a Long-Term Survivor of Trisomy 13 (Patau’s Syndrome) First described by Patau and his col leagues in 1960, trisomy 13 is a chromosomal abnormality with an incidence estimated at 1:7,600 (Taylor, 1968) to 1:14,500 (Conen & Erkman, 1966) live births. Patau’s syndrome is associated with a host of severe anatomical malformations (Taylor, 1968; Tharapel, Lewandowski, Tharapel, & Wilroy, ... Clinical Focus: Grand Rounds
Clinical Focus: Grand Rounds  |   March 01, 1996
Electrophysiological and Structural Abnormalities in a Long-Term Survivor of Trisomy 13 (Patau’s Syndrome)
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Kerry L. Coburn
    Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA
  • Kathleen C. M. Campbell, PhD
    SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
  • Matthew J. Kuhn
    SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
  • Marco A. Moreno
    St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO
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Hearing Disorders / Special Populations / Genetic & Congenital Disorders / Clinical Focus / Grand Rounds
Clinical Focus: Grand Rounds   |   March 01, 1996
Electrophysiological and Structural Abnormalities in a Long-Term Survivor of Trisomy 13 (Patau’s Syndrome)
American Journal of Audiology, March 1996, Vol. 5, 35-43. doi:10.1044/1059-0889.0501.35
History: Received May 31, 1994 , Accepted August 9, 1995
 
American Journal of Audiology, March 1996, Vol. 5, 35-43. doi:10.1044/1059-0889.0501.35
History: Received May 31, 1994; Accepted August 9, 1995
Acknowledgments
The authors would like to thank Wesley Betsill for his clinical EEG interpretation and Lucas Persinos, president and CEO of The Hope School, for his generous support of this study. This work was supported in part by NIH Grant 1 K08 DC00040 - 01 (Campbell) and by the MedCem Foundation of the Medical Center of Central Georgia (Coburn)
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