Down syndrome

What is down syndrome?

A congenital disorder arising from a chromosome defect, causing intellectual impairment and physical abnormalities including short stature and a broad facial profile. The average age of diagnosis is 29-83 years, The test used to detect down syndrome are, Screening tests can indicate the likelihood a mother is carrying a baby with Down syndrome. Diagnostic tests can identify whether your baby has Down syndrome. This disorder is located on chromosome 21, it is also autosomal. The symptoms for down syndrome are flat facial features,small head and ears,short neck,bulging tongue,eyes that slant upward,oddly shaped ears, and poor muscle tone.

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