Rett syndrome

  • Sporadic disorder seen almost exclusively in girls (affected males die in utero or shortly after birth).
  • Most cases are caused by de novo mutation of MECP2 on X chromosome. Symptoms of Rett syndrome usually appear between ages 1–4 and are characterized by regression (Retturn) in motor, verbal, and cognitive abilities; ataxia; seizures; growth failure; and stereotyped handwringing.

Filipino MD

An independent organization catered to bringing enriching opportunities to doctors, researchers and medical institutions.


Like Us On Facebook

Facebook Pagelike Widget

You cannot copy the contents of this page.