Trisomy 21 Program Patient Stories

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Patent Ductus Arteriosus and Trisomy 21: Katie's Story


Born with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), Katie's doctors knew to be on the lookout for potential heart issues. At 3 months old, Katie was diagnosed with patent ductus arteriosus and came to CHOP's Cardiac Center for help.

Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome): Evan's Story

evan and his parents

Born with Down syndrome, Evan has been treated at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia since he was a baby. His family shares how that care has made a difference in Evan’s life.

Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome): Meghan's Story

meghan playing piano

Meghan was born with Down syndrome and was one of the first patients to come to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia's Trisomy 21 Program. Read her story of upbeat perseverance.