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. What is Down Syndrome? (National Down Syndrome Society)  
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  5. 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, ...
  6. Alzheimer's Disease in People with Down Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)  
    Down Syndrome/Related Issues ... Down Syndrome ... Alzheimer's Disease/Related Issues ... Alzheimer's Disease ... National Institute on Aging ... From the National Institutes ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. Down Syndrome/Related Issues ... Down Syndrome ... National Down Syndrome Society
  9. Facts about Down Syndrome (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Down syndrome is a condition in which a person has an extra chromosome. Learn more facts about Down Syndrome. ... CDC, birth defects, Down Syndrome, heart defects, pregnancy, preconception ... Disabilities, developmental disabilities, birth defects research, Down ...
  10. How Do Health Care Providers Diagnose Down Syndrome? From the National Institutes of Health (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    Health care providers can check for Down syndrome during pregnancy or after a child is born. There are two types of tests for Down syndrome during pregnancy:
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