Growth charts for Down's syndrome from birth to 18 years of age.

  title={Growth charts for Down's syndrome from birth to 18 years of age.},
  author={{\AA}sa Myrelid and J Gustafsson and Birgitta Ollars and G{\"o}ran Ann{\'e}ren},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={87 2},
BACKGROUND Growth in children with Down's syndrome (DS) differs markedly from that of normal children. The use of DS specific growth charts is important for diagnosis of associated diseases, such as coeliac disease and hypothyroidism, which may further impair growth. AIMS To present Swedish DS specific growth charts. METHODS The growth charts are based on a combination of longitudinal and cross sectional data from 4832 examinations of 354 individuals with DS (203 males, 151 females), born… CONTINUE READING
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