Neuroanatomy of fragile X syndrome: the temporal lobe.


Fragile X syndrome, an X-linked genetic disorder caused by a mutation in the FMR-1 gene, is associated with a particular profile of abnormalities of behavior, learning, language, and memory, suggesting temporal lobe dysfunction. We undertook a quantitative neuroimaging study investigating the neuroanatomy of the temporal lobe in individuals with the fragile… (More)