Puerto Rican Superstar Wisin Reveals Daughter's Death | NBC New York

Puerto Rican Superstar Wisin Reveals Daughter's Death

He disclosed his baby's illness earlier this month

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    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: Wisin performs onstage during the Mega 97.9 Megaton Concert at Madison Square Garden on October 28, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

    What to Know

    • Trisomy 13 is also known as Patau syndrome

    • It is characterized by the presence of an additional copy of the 13th chromosome

    • The condition could affect a baby's nervous system

    Puerto Rican rapper Wisin revealed that his newborn daughter, Victoria, has died after being born a few weeks ago with the rare condition known as Trisomy 13.

    Wisin, who shared his daughter with wife Yomaira Ortíz, announced her passing on Instagram earlier Friday. 

    Trisomy 13, also known as Patau syndrome, is characterized by the presence of an additional copy of the 13th chromosome and could influence the baby’s nervous system. 

    To learn more about this disease and Wisin's daughter, visit Telemundo47.com or click here.

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