ID#: 2634
This photograph depicts a newborn with the genetic disorder known as Down Syndrome, due to the presence of an extra 21st chromosome. The estimated incidence of Down Syndrome is between 1:1,000 to 1:1,100 live births. Each year approximately 3,000 to 5,000 children are born with this chromosomal disorder.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Godfrey P. Oakley
Creation Date: 1974
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.