Down Syndrome

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Down syndrome is one of the most common causes of human birth defect.The is no specific treatment for down syndrome.A child born gastrointestinal blockage may need major surgery immediately after birth.It is certain heart defects may also require surgery.A women's risk of having a child with down syndrome increases as she gets older.The risk is significantly higher among women age 35 and older.The causes of down syndrome occurs when there is an extra copy of chromosome 21.And it causes physical growth delays,facial features,mild to moderate intellectual disability, thyroid disorders,mental illness.

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