Down syndrome is a chrosomal disorder due to extraa copy of 21st chromosome.
Described by: John Langdon Down
Features in Down’s Baby:
Microgenia – small chin
Epicanthic fold of the eyelid
Upslanting palpebral fissures
Single transverse palmar crease – Simian crease
Poor muscle tone
An individual with Down’s syndrome is at increased risk for
Congenital heart defects
Gastroesophageal reflux disease
Recurrent ear infections
Obstructive sleep apnea
thyroid dysfunctions. etc.
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