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  • People with Down syndrome present varied levels of intellectual and physical disabilities. The affected children and adults have some distinct facial features, but not all affected individuals will have the same set of features. Some of the common features are as follows:
  • Small skull
  • Upward slant of eyes and epicanthic folds
  • Oblique palpebral fissure
  • Nose is small with the flat nasal bridge
  • Mouth has a narrow short palate with small teeth and furrowed protruding tongue
  • Ears are small and dysplastic
  • Hands are short and stubby
  • Single crease on the hand (simian crease) at birth
  • Delayed development and behavioral problems
  • Cognitive disability

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4 hours ago Sep 01, 2008 · The more obvious characteristics of Down syndrome include: 2. A round face, with a flat profile and small nose and mouth. A large tongue that may protrude from the mouth. …

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7 hours ago Oct 29, 2019 · Down syndrome is the most common genetic condition in the United States. We’ll explain the causes, symptoms, and outlook of this …

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6 hours ago Down syndrome causes physical, cognitive (thinking) and behavioral symptoms. Physical signs of Down syndrome can include: Short, stocky physical size, with a short neck. Poor muscle …

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4 hours ago Dec 14, 2017 · Mosaic Down syndrome symptoms. Irregular chromosome copies change the genetic makeup of a baby, ultimately affecting their mental and physical development. People with Down syndrome typically have

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Just Now Symptoms of Down Syndrome in Infants. Screening test during pregnancy may tell you a bit about the likelihood of DS in the baby-to-come. But once the baby is born, there are certain …

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4 hours ago Children and adults with Down syndrome experience all the same emotions everyone experiences, both good and bad. They also experience mental health disorders including …

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8 hours ago Aug 25, 2022 · There are many different types of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, but the most common signs and symptoms include: Overly flexible joints. Because the connective tissue that holds …

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3 hours ago Down syndrome or Down's syndrome, also known as trisomy 21, is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21. While people with Down syndrome are generally happy, symptoms of …

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3 hours ago Mar 19, 2021 · Trisomy 21, also known as Down syndrome, is a condition characterized by a distinctive pattern of minor and major anomalies associated with excess chromosome 21 …

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Just Now 913-588-1227. Request an Appointment. Find a Doctor. MyChart. About 1 in 772 babies in the U.S. is born with Down syndrome. This means about 5,100 babies with Down syndrome are …

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Just Now Nov 30, 2020 · Many, but not all, people with Down syndrome develop Alzheimer's disease when they get older. Learn about the connection between the two and how to participate in research studies exploring this relationship.

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1 hours ago Oct 19, 2022 · It's also known as Trisomy 21. People with Down’s syndrome may lead active, healthy and independent lives into their 60s, 70s and beyond. Most will have mild to moderate …

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9 hours ago Jun 22, 2012 · In addition to intellectual and developmental disabilities, children with Down syndrome are at an increased risk for certain health problems. However, each individual with …

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8 hours ago Yes! In fact, about 16-18% of people with Down syndrome also have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) ( Richards et al., 2015 ). However, it is important to know that: Like autistic people, …

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9 hours ago Nov 25, 2022 · Down’s syndrome, a result of being born by chance with an extra chromosome, results in some level of disability – with some people able to be independent and hold a job, …

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8 hours ago Sep 30, 2017 · One of the physical abnormalities that a fetus may have is nuchal translucency. This is where the skin of the neck appears thickened. Fluid collects in this area when a fetus has Down syndrome. An enlarged skin fold in the …

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What is down syndrome and what are its symptoms?

Down syndrome causes physical, cognitive (thinking) and behavioral symptoms. Physical signs of Down syndrome can include: Short, stocky physical size, with a short neck. Poor muscle tone. Flattened facial features, especially the bridge of the nose. Small ears. Almond-shaped eyes that slant upward.

What are some signs and symptoms of down syndrome?

What are common symptoms of Down syndrome?

  • Physical Symptoms. In addition, physical development in children with Down syndrome is often slower than development of children without Down syndrome.
  • Intellectual and Developmental Symptoms. ...
  • Associated Conditions and Disorders. ...

Can down syndrome be detected before its symptoms appear?

Since many characteristics of Down syndrome are visible, it's possible to pick up on some of them in an ultrasound before a baby is born. While imaging tests can help indicate the possibility of Down syndrome, they cannot confirm it. Likewise, a negative test does not rule out Down syndrome.

When do down syndrome symptoms appear?

The first indication a child might have Down syndrome can appear during routine prenatal testing . In a maternal blood test called the quadruple screen, elevated levels of certain substances can be a red flag for Down syndrome but do not mean a baby definitely has the disorder.

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