Down Syndrome Caucasian (White) Girl

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Note what signs you see.

I (W. Wertelecki, M.D.) see a typical facies of Down syndrome, with one exception, lack of upward slant of the palpebral fissures. The nasal root is flat; the cartilaginous nose is small; relatedly the upper lip appears large; the lips are fissured; the mouth is open (oral breathing); the scalp hair is straight; the eyebrows are sparse, …

PERSPECTIVE: For other signs of DS, please see the clinical gallery.


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