Tag Archives: Down syndrome

The boy with two dads

David G. Thoele Chicago, Illinois, United States   Martin pictured with his two dads The first time I met Martin in my clinic, the 7-year-old seemed friendly, but shy.  He was a bit chubby, with dark, short-cropped hair, rounded fingernails, and blue-tinged skin. He was short for his age, with features of Down syndrome, which […]

Reflections on medicine and art

Bojana Cokić Zajecar, Serbia           Down syndrome Adoration of the Christ Child Anonymous Metropolitan Museum of Art Prader-Willi syndrome La Monstrua Desnuda Juan Carreno de Miranda Museo Nacional del Prado Angelman syndrome Boy with a Puppet Giovanni Francesca Carota Castelvecchio Museum Dwarfism Bufón don Sebastián de Morra Diego Velasquez Museo del […]