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Down Syndrome
 
Down’s syndrome is a disorder caused by an abnormality of the chromosomes. Normally a person has two copies of each chromosome, but a person with Down Syndrome has three copies of chromosome 21. The syndrome produces physical and mental characteristics which include a flattened small head, slanted eyes with extra skin folds at the corners of the eyes; small ears, nose and mouth, short stature, small hands and feet and some degree of mental disability.
 
 
 
 
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