Coca Cola is known as one of the most popular beverages in the world. Wherever you go. There’s a high possibility of seeing its familiar […]
Premature degenerative bone and joint disease in adults with DS is reported in the orthopaedic literature [Dacre and Huskisson, 1988; Olive et al., 1988]. Pain […]
Both acute and chronic problems of the respiratory tract occur frequently in our population. Three of the individuals with documented congenital heart anomalies also have […]
Previous reports confirm the high incidence of eye abnormalities in DS adults [Hestnes et al., 1991]. Normal ocular findings in DS adults are considered to […]
Thirteen of 38 of our DS adults were deceased. The mean age of death was 48.5 years (range, 32–67 years). In the middle-aged group, 4/18 […]
A recent life-table study in British Columbia of live-born individuals with DS reports that over half survive into their fifties, 40% to age 60, and 13% to age 68 years.
information in order to delineate thenatural history of DS in adulthood. This information will assist family physicians, community health care workers, and families in anticipating […]