Down syndrome

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What is Down syndrome?

Down syndrome is a chromosomal abnormality consisting of the presence of a third copy of chromosome 21 in somatic cells and characterized by mental retardation and distinguishing physical features.

Common symptoms reported by people with Down syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with Down syndrome

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Compare treatments taken by people with Down syndrome

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Who has Down syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 7
20s 3
30s 3
40s 2
50s 3
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 15

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 11
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Down syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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