Down Syndrome symptoms
Down Syndrome

Symptoms could include:

  • Megalencephaly is a condition that results in the development of an abnormally large brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Mental retardation or intellectual disability, (MR/ID), exists in children whose brains do not develop properly or function within the normal range. There are four levels of retardation: mild, moderate, severe, and profound. Sometimes, MR/ID may b...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Children reach developmental milestones such as language, thinking, and motor skills at their own pace. Minor, temporary delays are usually no cause for alarm, but ongoing delay or multiple delays is called developmental delay.
    Source:HLCMS
  • "Simian crease" is an outdated term that is no longer considered politically correct; "simian" refers to an ape or monkey, or something having the characteristics of these animals. Single transverse palmar crease (STPC) is a more accurate name for...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Growth retardation occurs when a fetus doesn
    Source:HLCMS
  • Separated sutures are large gaps in the skull of an infant that are not typical. A young child's head is composed of six bony plates that fuse together as the child ages. The edges of the plates are connected and form what is known as a suture. Su...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Infant growth is measured in a number of ways. Height (length) and weight, for instance, are common measures used by your doctor to determine if your infant is growing normally. Another measure of infant growth is head circumference, or the size o...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Fissured tongue is a benign condition affecting the top surface of the tongue. A normal tongue is relatively flat across the length of the organ. A fissured tongue is marked by a deep groove or fissure in the middle. You may have one or more fissu...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The testicles are male sex organs responsible for producing sperm and hormones. The testicles form in the abdomen and typically descend into the scrotum during fetal development. If one or both testicles remain in the abdomen, it is an undescended...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Undescended testicle repair is also known as orchiopexy. It's an operation that corrects the placement of a testicle that has not dropped from the groin (inside the body) to the scrotum. Some undescended testicles move into the correct position wi...
    Source:HLCMS
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