The patient, a 15-year-old girl, is the second oldest known survivor with 18-trisomy. Mosaicism seems unlikely as no normal cells were found in blood and skin cultures. The physical appearance of individuals with 18-trisomy may become less characteristic with survival past the first few months of life.
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