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Down Syndrome people’s faces

Patient: Why do down syndrome people all have the same face?

 

 

Symptoms: Curiousity

 

 

Doctor: Hello,Thanks for choosing “Ask The Doctor” for posting your query.Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder and chromo somes are the agents which decide how we look. Like where our nose should be and where our ears should be. As all patients of downs have a same chromosomal abbe ration, everybodys face looks the same.Hope I am able to answer your concerns.Wish you good health!

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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