Trisomy 21 and the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
La trisomía 21 y la enfermedad por coronavirus de 2019 (COVID-19)

Francisco Cammarata-Scalisi, Antonio Cárdenas Tadich, Marco Medina, Michele Callea
2020 Archivos Argentinos de Pediatria  
Trisomy 21 is a clinical entity caused by the most frequent chromosomal anomaly among live newborns. 1 It is characterized by intellectual disability, medical conditions such as hypothyroidism, and a wide range of craniofacial dysmorphisms and congenital malformations. 2 The life expectancy of subjects with this genetic disorder has increased significantly in recent decades, although this population has a higher risk for neonatal and infant mortality compared to their peers without such
more » ... ithout such chromosomal anomaly (1.65 % vs. 0.36 % and 4 % vs. 0.48 %), respectively.
doi:10.5546/aap.2020.eng.230 pmid:32677781 fatcat:evly63uu2nfcnkhhwmczukhuie