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Title: Down syndrome
Introduction: Down syndrome is a hereditary affliction that impacts people of
different ages and socioeconomic levels. It is one of the most well-known genetic
illnesses marked by intellectual difficulties and distinctive physical traits. People with
this syndrome often have an extra copy of chromosome 21, which is the cause of the
chromosomal abnormalities that lead to it.
Who is Affected: With 1 in 700 live births, Down syndrome is one of the most
prevalent genetic abnormalities. It can have an impact on people of any race or
ethnicity. Most people with Down syndrome are born to younger moms because they
have greater birth rates, even though the risk of having a child with Down syndrome
rises with maternal age.
Trisomy 21 is the most common genetic anomaly associated with Down syndrome
when individuals possess three rather than two copies of chromosome 21. …
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