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Infectious Respiratory Pathologies of the Upper Airways

What could be more commonplace than rhinorrhea in a child with trisomy 21! Although infectious pathologies of the upper airways are more frequent than in the general population, they should nevertheless not be ignored. They should be treated “aggressively” to stop them becoming chronic and prevent the consequences when patients are as young as possible of developing obstructive sleep apnea syndrome or conductive hearing loss. This will ultimately improve the quality of life for patients with trisomy 21.

In this video and accompanying technical sheet, Dr. Hervé Walti, a pediatrician at the Jérôme Lejeune Institute, tells you more.

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