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2. Short Neck

At birth, there are a series of physical traits that can be indicative of Down syndrome. Such signs appear in around 80 percent of all cases. While there may be several tell-tale features evident, one of the most recognizable signs is a short neck. This will usually cause the infant to appear below-average in length, and short folds of skin are visible on the back of the neck. As the child grows, these folds gradually disappear.

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