Oldest case of Down's syndrome from m...

Oldest case of Down's syndrome from medieval France

There are 1 comment on the New Scientist story from Jul 4, 2014, titled Oldest case of Down's syndrome from medieval France. In it, New Scientist reports that:

The oldest confirmed case of Down's syndrome has been found: the skeleton of a child who died 1500 years ago in early medieval France.

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Nulli Secubdus

Woodbury, CT

#1 Jul 4, 2014
[QUOTE}a short and broad skull, a flattened skull base and thin cranial bones.[/QUOTE] Not unlike the french of today.

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