[Sex-linked mental retardation].


It has long been known that among patients with mental retardation males outnumber females. This is the result of mutations in X-chromosomal genes: X-linked mental retardation. Its prevalence has been estimated as 1.8/1000 males with a carrier frequency of 2.4/1000 females. X-linked mental retardation is divided into syndromic and non-specific types. At… (More)


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@article{Hamel2000SexlinkedMR, title={[Sex-linked mental retardation].}, author={Ben C J Hamel and Francis A. M. Poppelaars}, journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde}, year={2000}, volume={144 36}, pages={1713-6} }