Andrew N. Wilner, MD
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How plump she was, thick with that extra chromosome! Such large eyes made me wonder was it really true? And coffee-colored skin I had never seen before in a Down's patient. So astute she was, pointing knowingly to my diploma! So smart, this child of thirty-three, or did I expect so little? Her smile engaged me and for a second I forgot her problem. So loving she was! Could I be sure she was an accident? Or by chance conceived too late? Her aging mother's unfortunate gift, yet the two of them together seemed natural, as if it were meant
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Wilner AN. Her Daughter in My Office. Ann Intern Med. 1992;116:1031. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-116-12-1031_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(12_Part_1):1031.
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