Fragile X syndrome: a review of associated medical problems.

  title={Fragile X syndrome: a review of associated medical problems.},
  author={Sharon A. Kidd and Ave M Lachiewicz and Deborah Sara Barbouth and Robin K. Blitz and Carol Delahunty and Dianne McBrien and Jeannie Visootsak and Elizabeth M. Berry-Kravis},
  volume={134 5},
Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common known genetic cause of inherited intellectual disability and the most common known single-gene cause of autism spectrum disorder. It has been reported that a spectrum of medical problems are commonly experienced by people with FXS, such as otitis media, seizures, and gastrointestinal problems. Previous studies examining the prevalence of medical problems related to FXS have been challenging to interpret because of their marked differences in… CONTINUE READING
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