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What are the different causes down syndrome?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Downs syndrome

Trisomy 21 when there is an extra chromosome at 21, mosaicism when some cells have trisomy and others not, robertson translocation [n which long arm of 21 chromosome is attached to another chromosome often chromosome 14.

In brief: Downs syndrome

Trisomy 21 when there is an extra chromosome at 21, mosaicism when some cells have trisomy and others not, robertson translocation [n which long arm of 21 chromosome is attached to another chromosome often chromosome 14.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: W varieties

The most common cause is trisomy 21, a situation with 3 number 21 chromosomes.
A second possibility is a partial translocation of a piece of a 21 chromosome onto another chromosome.

In brief: W varieties

The most common cause is trisomy 21, a situation with 3 number 21 chromosomes.
A second possibility is a partial translocation of a piece of a 21 chromosome onto another chromosome.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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