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Down Syndrome


This photo shows a young man with many typical physical characteristics of Down syndrome such as short stature, frontal balding, thin hair, epicanthal folds, thick neck, and mild truncal obesity.

By permission of the publisher. From Bird T, Sumi S: Atlas of Clinical Neurology . Edited by RN Rosenberg. Philadelphia, Current Medicine, 2002.