Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is a condition in which a person is born with an extra copy of chromosome 21. People with Down syndrome can have physical problems, as well as intellectual disabilities. Every person born with Down syndrome is different.

People with the syndrome may also have other health problems. They may be born with heart disease. They may have dementia. They may have hearing problems and problems with the intestines, eyes, thyroid, and skeleton.

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  1. Down Syndrome (National Library of Medicine)  
    Down syndrome is a condition in which a person is born with an extra copy of chromosome 21. People with Down syndrome can have physical problems, as well as intellectual ...
  2. Down Syndrome Tests What are Down syndrome tests? Down syndrome is a disorder that causes intellectual disabilities, distinctive physical features, and various health problems. These may include heart ...
  3. Down syndrome is a chromosomal condition that is associated with intellectual disability, a characteristic facial appearance, and weak muscle tone (hypotonia) ...
  4. National Down Syndrome Society (National Down Syndrome Society)  
    ... year!” — Robbie and Diany McLuckie Learn More National Down Syndrome Society Telephone: 800-221-4602 (Monday-Friday, 9AM ... to receive updates: Name * E-mail * © 2021 National Down Syndrome Society | Privacy Policy
  5. Down syndrome is a genetic condition in which a person has 47 chromosomes instead of the usual 46. ... In most cases, Down syndrome occurs when there is an extra copy of chromosome 21. This form of Down syndrome is called trisomy 21. ...
  6. ... Measuring this thickness helps assess the risk for Down syndrome and other genetic problems in the baby. ... back of their neck. In a baby with Down syndrome or other genetic disorders, there is more fluid ...
  7. What is Down Syndrome? (National Down Syndrome Society)  
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  8. Alzheimer's Disease in People with Down Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)  
    Alzheimer's Disease/Related Issues ... Alzheimer's Disease ... Down Syndrome/Related Issues ... Down Syndrome ... National Institute on Aging ... From the National Institutes ...
  9. Down Syndrome: Eye Problems (American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus)  
    Down Syndrome/Related Issues ... Down Syndrome ... American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus ... GLOSSARY, TERMS, ACRONYMS, PHRASES, DEFINITIONS, ...
  10. Learning about Down Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute)  
    Down Syndrome/Genetics ... Down Syndrome ... National Human Genome Research Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Down syndrome is a chromosomal condition ...
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