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Gene mutation responsible for Rett Syndrome discovered

Australian researchers have discovered a gene mutation which causes Rett Syndrome which affects roughly 1 in 10,000 girls aged 6 to 18 months. The condition results in intellectual disability and reduced communication skills and mobility. Early diagnosis can improve outcomes.

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About: Gene mutation responsible for Rett Syndrome discovered

Date: 22 November 2004

Source: ABC News

URL: http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200411/s1248418.htm

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