Increased prevalence of seizures in boys who were probands with the FMR1 premutation and co-morbid autism spectrum disorder

@article{Chonchaiya2011IncreasedPO,
  title={Increased prevalence of seizures in boys who were probands with the FMR1 premutation and co-morbid autism spectrum disorder},
  author={Weerasak Chonchaiya and Jacky Au and Andrea Schneider and David Hessl and Susan W. Harris and Meredith Laird and Yi Mu and Flora Tassone and Danh V. Nguyen and Randi J. Hagerman},
  journal={Human Genetics},
  year={2011},
  volume={131},
  pages={581-589}
}
Seizures are a common co-occurring condition in those with fragile X syndrome (FXS), and in those with idiopathic autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Seizures are also associated with ASD in those with FXS. However, little is known about the rate of seizures and how commonly these problems co-occur with ASD in boys with the FMR1 premutation. We, therefore, determined the prevalence of seizures and ASD in boys with the FMR1 premutation compared with their sibling counterparts and population… CONTINUE READING

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