and Committee on Genetics Health Supervision for Children With Fragile X Syndrome

@inproceedings{Hersh2011andCO,
  title={and Committee on Genetics Health Supervision for Children With Fragile X Syndrome},
  author={Joseph H. Hersh and Robert A Saul},
  year={2011}
}
Fragile X syndrome (an FMR1–related disorder) is the most commonly inherited form of mental retardation. Early physical recognition is difficult, so boys with developmental delay should be strongly considered for molecular testing. The characteristic adult phenotype usually does not develop until the second decade of life. Girls can also be affected with developmental delay. Because multiple family members can be affected with mental retardation and other conditions (premature ovarian failure… CONTINUE READING

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