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Prognosis of Rett's syndrome

Prognosis of Rett's syndrome: Often require lifetime supportive care. ...see also Overview of Rett's syndrome

Prognosis for Rett's syndrome: In spite of the severe impairments that characterize this disorder, the majority of individuals with Rett can be expected to reach adulthood, surviving at least into their 40s. However, the risk of death is increased. Sudden, unexplained death possibly from brainstem dysfunction with respiratory arrest often occurs. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Rett Syndrome Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Rett's syndrome

Onset of Rett's syndrome: 7-18 months of age


Complications of Rett's syndrome may include:

Complications of Rett's syndrome from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Rett's syndrome.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Rett's syndrome usually refers to the likely outcome of Rett's syndrome. The prognosis of Rett's syndrome may include the duration of Rett's syndrome, chances of complications of Rett's syndrome, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Rett's syndrome, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Rett's syndrome. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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