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Signs & Symptoms of Down Syndrome

Posted Aug 24 2008 4:41pm

Here is a list of some of the common signs and symptoms of Down Syndrome:

Abnormally shaped ears
Autonomic disturbances
Congenital hypothyroidism
Decreased muscle tone
Deep transverse crease of palm
Developmental delay
Enlarged thyroid
Enlarged tongue
Flattened face
Flattened nasal bridge
Frequent colds
Heart defects
Low muscle tone
Mental retardation
Physical abnormalities
Poor muscle coordination
Protruding tongue
Short neck
Short stubby feet
Short stubby hands
Slow physical growth
Snub nose
Upward slanting eyes
White spots on iris (Brushfield spots)

Of course, these are just some of the common symptoms of Down Syndrome.
You can connect with experts and other people who have Down Syndromein the Wellsphere communities.
If you're interested in finding more information, tips, news and videos about , go to the Down Syndrome WellPage or the Symptoms of Down Syndrome WellPage.

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