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Dyslexia, Susceptibility to, 6: Dyslexia is a name for a condition where people have difficulty with reading and writing. People with dyslexia have normal intelligence and are not in any way mentally retarded or intellectually challenged. The difficulty with certain tasks is believed to be related to problems with perception capability in certain parts of the brain. Researchers have discovered that there are a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to dyslexia. Genetic forms of dyslexia are considered to be primary dyslexia and patients tend to have problems with reading, writing and spelling even as adults. Type 6 is linked to a defect on chromosome 18p11.2. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Dyslexia, Susceptibility to, 6 is available below.
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Prognosis for Dyslexia, Susceptibility to, 6: Diagnosis and management of the condition results in improved outcomes however patients will have problems with skills such as reading throughout their whole life.
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