Term Down Syndrome
Code YF-3000.2560
Definition A variety of congenital intellectual disability that is marked by sloping forehead, presence of epicanthal folds, gray or very light yellow spots at the periphery of the iris, short broad hands with a single palmar crease, a flat nose or absent bridge, low-set ears and generally dwarfed physique.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 11/21/12
Use References Mongolism
Trisomy 21
See Also References Intellectual Disabilities (YF-1800.5000)
External Classification Terms Down Syndrome (NPC G02.03.04)
Down Syndrome (NTE G25)
Down Syndrome Research (NTE H25)
Related Concepts
Facet Target
Bibliographic References Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, Editions 15 and 18, F.A. Davis Company, Philadelphia, 1985. Used with permission.

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