Down Syndrome Children - An Update

Neonates with Down Syndrome

Author(s): Mohammed Al-Biltagi and Adel A. Hagag

Pp: 31-106 (76)

DOI: 10.2174/9781681081342115010006

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


Neonates with DS have many co morbidities that jeopardize this critical period of life with increased morbidity and mortality. They have more incidences of congenital heart diseases, pulmonary disorders, epilepsies, gastrointestinal anomalies, hematological problems as well as feeding disorders. They need to recognize their problems and for early intervention that could improve their medical conditions as well as their quality of life.

Keywords: Amniocentesis, Airway Abnormalities, Chorionic villus sampling, Congenital heart defects, Cordocentesis, Down syndrome, Endocrine Disorders, Eye, Feeding, Free fetal DNA, Gastrointestinal, Growth, Hematologic Disorders, Neonates, Nuchal translucency, Orthopedic Disorders, Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the neonate, Prenatal screening, Prevention, Quadruple screening, Triple screen, Ultrasonography.

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