Down Syndrome

By: Christopher Weber

Causes

Trisomy 21, Mosaic Trisomy 21, and Translocation Trisomy 21

Chromosomes effected

#21

Test before birth?

yes there are test to do before birth

Symptoms

short stature(height), weak muscles, short wide neck, short arms and legs, slanted eyes.

Risk increase

Being older when you get pregnant, being a carrier of down sydrome.

How is i inherited?

by having a past history (genetics).

Medical assitance

surgery, therapy

Treatment

surgery, medication therapy

Can it be prevented?

No

Can people with down sydrome have children?

Yes

Will those children be affeted?

There is a chance that their children will have down sydrome.

Cure?

Sadly there is no cure
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