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7 hours ago Jun 11, 2012 · The symptoms of Down syndrome vary from person to person, and people with Down syndrome may have different problems at different times of their lives. Physical …

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9 hours ago Mar 08, 2018 · Symptoms. Each person with Down syndrome is an individual — intellectual and developmental problems may be mild, moderate or severe. Some people are healthy while others have significant health problems such …

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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 …

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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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7 hours ago Apr 13, 2017 · Mental and Physical Symptoms. Down syndrome also affects a person’s ability to think, reason, understand, and be social. The effects range from mild to moderate. Children with Down syndrome

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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 condition.

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7 hours ago Apr 06, 2021 · Down syndrome is a condition in which a person has an extra chromosome. Chromosomes are small “packages” of genes in the body. They determine how a baby’s body forms and functions as it grows during …

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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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7 hours ago Down syndrome can have effects on the eye(s) which impact the proper development of vision. Eye disease is reported in 60-80% of patients with Down Syndrome including less severe …

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3 hours ago Nov 08, 2021 · Down syndrome is a chromosome disorder associated with intellectual disability, a characteristic facial appearance, with small nose and an upward slant to the eyes, and low …

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1 hours ago May 12, 2021 · 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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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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5 hours ago Dec 12, 2021 · Down syndrome was first described by an English physician John Langdon Down in 1866, but its association with chromosome 21 was established almost 100 years later by Dr. Jerome Lejeune in Paris. It is the …

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8 hours ago Symptoms. In people with Down syndrome, changes in overall function, personality and behavior may be more common early signs of Alzheimer's than memory loss and …

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4 hours ago Prenatal information. The Down Syndrome Federation provides support and information for expecting parents. The national 1300 number (1300 881 935) will connect you to your local …

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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 …

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6 hours ago Sep 08, 2022 · Symptoms that can be mistakenly be associated with down syndrome include: Wide set eyes that are upturned. Broad noses. Small ears or abnormally shaped ears. Low …

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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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