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Title: Down Syndrome


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Down Syndrome
  • By Sarah Ryan, Kaleigh Murray, and Chris Wimbley

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Vocabulary
  • Down Syndromea congenital cause by the presence
    of an extra 21stchromosome, in which the affected
    person mild to moderate mental retardation, short
    stature, a flattened facial profile.

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Vocabulary
  • Congenital of or relation to a condition that is
    present at birth as a result of either heredity
    of environmental influences.

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Vocabulary
  • Translocation a chromosome segment that is put
    into another position

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Vocabulary
  • Occupational Therapy the use of productive or
    creative activity or rehabilitation of physically
    or emotionally disabled people.

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Vocabulary
  • Diagnosis the act or process of identifying or
    determining the nature and cause of a disease or
    injury through evaluation of patient history,
    examination, and laboratory data.

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Causes Of Down Syndrome
  • You must be born with Down Syndrome, it is not
    contagious
  • During meiosis, something goes wrong and the
    chromosomes dont separate properly, which causes
    Down Syndrome.
  • Women over the age of 40 have a higher risk of
    giving birth to a child with Down Syndrome.

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Symptoms of Down Syndrome
  • Slightly small head that is flattened in the back
  • Up-slanted eyes
  • Extra skin folds at the inner corners of the eyes
  • Small ears, nose, and mouth

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Symptoms of Down Syndrome (continued)
  • Short of mental disability
  • Lower muscle tone
  • Learn how to talk and walk slightly later than
    usual

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Treatments of Down Syndrome
  • Heart Surgery
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
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