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Causes of Fragile-X Syndrome

Inheritance of Fragile-X Syndrome

X-linked recessive diseases are usually inherited by males from their mother. Rare cases of sporadic genetic disease can also occur. See ...more »

Fragile-X Syndrome Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender of Patients for Fragile-X Syndrome: Mostly in men; carrier women can have mild symptoms....more »

Gender Ratio of Fragile-X Syndrome: slight male predominance...more »

Gender Profile of Fragile-X Syndrome: Fragile X syndrome is a defect in the X chromosome and its effects are seen more frequently, and with greater severity, in males than females. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)...more »

Fragile-X Syndrome: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Fragile-X Syndrome, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Fragile-X Syndrome:

Fragile-X Syndrome: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Fragile-X Syndrome: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

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As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Fragile-X Syndrome may be found in:


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