C. P. Moura

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Down syndrome (DS) is the most frequent chromosomal disorder. Commonly, individuals with DS have difficulties with speech and show an unusual quality in the voice. Their phenotypic characteristics include general hypotonia and maxillary hypoplasia with relative macroglossia, and these contribute to particular acoustic alterations. Subjective perceptual and(More)
Down syndrome (DS) is the most common aneuploid chromosomal disorder at birth. Phenotypic characteristics include mental retardation, general hypotonia, pharyngeal hypoplasia, frequently constricted maxillary arch with macroglossia and upper air way obstruction. Generally they have marked language difficulties and a characteristic voice. This prospective(More)
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