Down syndrome


Symptoms of Down syndrome is short stature, weak muscles, a short wide neck, small ears, short stocky arms and legs. Down syndrome can affect someone daily life physically or mentally or both. 55 to 60 years of age is the life expectancy of a person with Down syndrome.


If you have Down syndrome then you have three 21 chromosome. The only chromosome that is affect is the 21. The gene that is mutated is trisomy 21


The only really treatment for people with Down syndrome is therapy. There is no cure for Down syndrome.

Other facts

  • Down syndrome is named after John Longdon down
  • Most of the people with Down syndrome have the same body statue