Cheryl <cjenkins at midway.uchicago.edu> wrote:
> I am a layperson who has been told there is a problem with
>Chromosome 12 of my nieces fetus, which is 16 weeks.
>>Can someone explain to me what part/parts of the body this chromosome
>effects or possible consequences? Drs can be rather secretive sometimes.
>>I'd appreciate any helpful info anyone on the ng can provide.
Chromosome 12 has many genes which have a wide variety of effects
during development. What part of chromosome 12 has a problem? What
is the nature of the problem? Often, there are abnormalities present
which have no known developmental effects.