Fragile X (Martin-Bell) syndrome.

  title={Fragile X (Martin-Bell) syndrome.},
  author={Gajanan V. Kulkarni and Nicholas Levine},
  journal={Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry},
  volume={14 1},
Fragile X syndrome is a common condition resulting from a cytogenetic abnormality in the X chromosome. Mental retardation, characteristic facies, and large testes are some of the most important characteristics of the condition. The relatively high incidence of the syndrome--approximately one per thousand--the high incidence of cardiac anomalies in these individuals, the oral and facial features associated with the condition, and the paucity of reported cases in the dental literature make it… CONTINUE READING

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