Author | Hardally R. Hegde, MD

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Translocation Down (Trisomy 21) Syndrome

August 01, 2006

Six-year-old East Indian boy delivered by normal spontaneous vaginal delivery to a para 3, gravida 2, 42-year-old mother following uncomplicated, full-term pregnancy. Apgar scores: 9 and 9, at 1 and 5 minutes, respectively. Birth weight, 2.5 kg. Infant hypotonic at birth with numerous dysmorphic features. Delayed developmental milestones; IQ measured at 80.