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Do all down syndrome children have short stature

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With rare exceptions: Down syndrome includes the most common form, trisomy 21, translocations(a small amount of extra 21) & mosaics with some normal and some 21 trisomy(two ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
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Excedingly rare: I had occasion many years ago to investigate such a situation & needed to find answers for why some kids with ds chromosomes (t21) had totally differe ... Read More
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Check OMIM.: Go to pubmed website and look this up under online mendelian inheritance in man (omim). May genetic syndromes have poor growth (russell-silver, down, ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Cohen
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Genetics...: Although i cannot recall the exact name of this syndrome(most symptoms like this are usually associated with some type of genetic dysfunction/syndrome ... Read More
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Dr. Roman Alvarez
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Syndromes: The first that comes to my mind is turner's syndrome. Affecting females with a single x chromosome.
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Chromosome influence: The size & shape of the skull & facial features of Down syndrome patients is heavily influenced bu the effect of the extra chromosome present in every ... Read More
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Most are.: Because persons with Down syndrome are genetically programed to have poor muscle tone, most of these special children are rather clumsy by design. Cer ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Downs syndrome: The chances of having a downs syndrome baby at age 45 is1 in 30.
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Dr. James Ferguson
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Depends: Traditional 21 trisomy has a cited recurrence risk of 1%, regardless of the male. If the child has a variant form of DS caused by a translocation, the ... Read More
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Dr. David Bloome
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Yes: Short toes and spacing between the great toe and second toe are commonly seen in patients with down syndrome.

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