How can down syndrome be diagnosed?

Answer Amniocentesis, given during the second trimester of pregnancy, is used to detect/diagnose chromosomal disorders including Down's Syndrome.

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How is Down syndrome diagnosed during a pregnancy?

A doctor will perform screening tests during the pregnancy in order to diagnose (and/or indicate a high risk of) Down syndrome of the fetus. First Trimester First trimester screening for Down synd... Read More »

What are the survival rates of an infant with Down syndrome diagnosed with M7 AML Leukemia?

I would recommend that you try and find the cause of the eczema. Many doctors will tell you there isn't a cause, that is what they told us. However, we did not believe that to be true.After trying ... Read More »

What is the difference between a kid with Down syndrome and a kid without Down syndrome?

downs syndrome is a a chromosome abnormality in which their is an extra copy of the 21st chromosome causing the person to have a flatter face slanted eyes and a mental handicap.

Can family history of kids with down syndrome increase the risk to have a kid with down syndrome?

yes. if that is true, then that means that down syndrome is genetic in your family. try researching it up. look it up on google. i highly reccomend wikepedia. the more you know, the more able you... Read More »