By Lexie Magnani
What is Jacobsen Syndrome and what are the symptoms and characteristics and is it life threatening or fatal
Jacobsen syndrome is when your 11th chromosomes is deleted from your DNA. A delayed development in motor skills(sitting, standing, and walking) is one way to tell if there is a possibility of you child having Jacobsen syndrome. Another way of telling is behavior problems. Some characteristics are small low set ears, widely set eyes with droopy eyelids.It is life threatening.
Do people experience this syndrome early on in life? Is it genetically inherited or a mutation
Usually people experience this syndrome early on in life. It can be genetically inherited but it is'nt always.