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Further references to Rett's syndrome

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Office of Rare Diseases

Rett's syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Rett's syndrome, or a subtype of Rett's syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Source: Orphanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Rett's syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Source: National Center for Biotechnology (NCBI) and National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Genes and Disease:
The following page contains data, researched by the NCBI, identified to have a relationship between certain genes and Rett's syndrome

  • Rett syndrome

Source: Other References

Haas, RH.
The History and Challenge of Rett Syndrome Journal of Child Neurology, 3; S3-S5 (1988)

Hagberg, BA. (Review Article)
Rett Syndrome: Clinical Peculiarities, Diagnostic Approach, and Possible Cause Pediatric Neurology, 5:2; 75-83 (1989)

Percy, AK.
Research in Rett Syndrome: Past, Present, and Future Journal of Child Neurology, 3:S72-75 (1988) Neuropediatrics, 26:2:57-128 (1995). (entire issue)

The Rett Syndrome Diagnostic Criteria Work Group.
Diagnostic Criteria for Rett Syndrome Annals of Neurology, 23:4; 425-428 (1988) (Source: excerpt from NINDS Rett Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)


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