Advances in Human Genetics by Henry L. Nadler (auth.), Harry Harris, Kurt Hirschhorn

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This type of problem will be encountered when screening patients in this group. The presence of an unexpected abnormality may provide many moral, ethical, and legal problems. 3. Low Risk Group. This group is composed primarily of women past the age of 35 years and women who have previously borne a child with trisomic Down's syndrome. This group, which is a major one in terms of genetic counseling demands, alters the prospective of intrauterine diagnosis. The likelihood of these women having an affected child is presumably below 1% if one excludes mothers at risk solely because of maternal age.

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