Down syndrome

Scope Notes: Syndrome of intellectual disability caused by chromosomal abnormalities; physical characteristics include retarded growth, flattened skull, and thickened tongue.
ICF I:
  • b1 MENTAL FUNCTIONS
  • s1 STRUCTURES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • d1 LEARNING AND APPLYING KNOWLEDGE
  • d2 GENERAL TASKS AND DEMANDS
  • d3 COMMUNICATION
  • d7 INTERPERSONAL INTERACTIONS AND RELATIONSHIPS
  • d8 MAJOR LIFE AREAS
  • d9 COMMUNITY, SOCIAL AND CIVIC LIFE
  • e3 SUPPORT AND RELATIONSHIPS
ICF III:
  • b117 Intellectual functions
  • s110 Structure of brain
ICF IV:
  • s1100 Structure of cortical lobes
Changes:
Change DOWN'S SYNDROME to DOWN SYNDROME
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