Graduate case study related to down syndrome

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Case Study #1_5
Mrs. H is a 45-year-old primipara who was admitted to the labor and delivery unit. She was accompanied by her 48-year-old husband. She walked in the labor room unassisted and in apparent good health. This first delivery is the culmination of an uneventful pregnancy. Mrs. H did have severe episodes of morning sickness during her first trimester but has had not further complications. Admitting blood pressure was 135/78; maternal pulse was 80; and fetal heart rate was 140 bpm. Six hours after admission Mrs. H delivered a 7 lb. 8 oz. baby boy.
Questions (Be sure to provide rationales rather than simple answers)
1. The delivery room nurse immediately noticed that the baby had low set ears, a lot flat nasal bridge, a protruding tongue, and wide epicanthal folds. These characteristics led the nurse to suspect which genetic pathological condition?
2. What is the chromosomal aberration that is most likely responsible for the infants condition? Describe what happens in this chromosomal aberration.
3. Explain the basic pathophysiological basis for this condition occurs?


Approximately 250 words