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Fragile X Syndrome

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by Alan R

(Martin-Bell Syndrome; FXS)

 

Symptoms

The number and severity of symptoms varies widely. Symptoms tend to be less frequent and milder in females. Symptoms can include:
 

RESOURCES

FRAXA Research Foundation
http://www.fraxa.org

The National Fragile X Foundation
http://www.fragilex.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Fragile X Research Foundation of Canada
http://www.fragilexcanada.ca

The Hospital for Sick Children
http://www.sickkids.ca

 

References


Bardoni B, Davidovic L, et al. The fragile X syndrome: exploring its molecular basis and seeking a treatment. Expert Rev Mol Med. 2006;8(8):1-16.


Committee on Genetics health supervision for children with fragile X syndrome. Pediatrics. 2011;127;994.


Fragile X syndrome. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated February 19, 2013. Accessed June 24, 2013.


Fragile X syndrome overview. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development website. Available at: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/fragilex/Pages/default.aspx. Updated April 3, 2013. Accessed June 24, 2013.


What is fragile X? FRAXA Research Foundation website. Available at: http://www.fraxa.org/fragilex.aspx. Accessed June 24, 2013.


Willemsen R, Anar B, et al. Noninvasive test for fragile X syndrome, using hair root analysis. Am J Hum Genet. 1999;65(1):98-103.

 

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