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Downs Syndrome The Bone School

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Location: http://www.boneschool.com.au/paediatrics/miscellaneous/downs-syndrome

Description: Trisomy 21
Epidemiology
- 1 in 800
Aetiology
Advanced maternal age
- Mums <30 still most common
Genetics
- 95% non disjunction during meiosis
- 4% are result of translocation
(Chr 21 joins to Chr 14)
- 1% are Mosaics

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Andrew Birchley et al
Institution: The Bone School
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Language: English

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Added: Wed Dec 23 2009