Fragile X syndrome

Overview

Fragile X syndrome causes mild to severe intellectual disability. It affects both males and females, but females usually have milder symptoms.

Symptoms

Symptoms include delays in talking, anxiety, and hyperactive behavior. Some people have seizures. Physical features might include large ears, a long face, a prominent jaw and forehead, and flat feet.

Treatments

Therapy can be used to treat learning disabilities.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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