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How come atrioventricular septal defect so common in children with down's syndrome?

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Dr. David Malpass
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Unknown

The heart is a very complex organ.
We still do not fully understand how the normal heart develops in the fetus. We understand even less about what causes the heart to develop abnormally.

In brief: Unknown

The heart is a very complex organ.
We still do not fully understand how the normal heart develops in the fetus. We understand even less about what causes the heart to develop abnormally.
Dr. David Malpass
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