TITLE

Rett's syndrome

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1904
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Rett's syndrome" is presented. It refers to a multipledeficit X-linked developmental disorder. It is marked by mental retardation, impaired language use, breath holding and hyperventilation, seizures, and loss of communication skills. It occurs almost exclusively in girls.
ACCESSION #
21244141

 

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