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20% of carriers of fragile X syndrome will have early menopause. Fragile X syndrome is the number 1 cause of mental retardation and accounts for 20% of autistic people. It is a greatly underdiagnosed condition because symptoms can range from mild to severe. Some symptoms include, lack of social contact and delays in language development.
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About: Fragile X syndrome underdiagnosed due to symptoms ranging from mild to severe
Date: 7 December 2004
Source: Journal Newspapers
Author: Cathy Herholdt
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