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what are the signs and symptoms of down syndrome and what can be done to fix it?

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
See NIH website: See: www.Nchi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001992/ for a full review. Down syndrome results when a kid is born with too much chromosome material in his/her cells which confuses the system & results in anomalies & poor development. It cannot be fixed, but outcome can be improved with attention to associated problems.
Answered on Oct 8, 2012

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