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What is X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia?

What is X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia?

  • X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia: A very rare inherited disorder characterized primarily by mental retardation. Initial symptoms of muscle weakness gives way to spasticity and contractures.

X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia, or a subtype of X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia: Introduction

Types of X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia:

Broader types of X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia:

What causes X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia?

Causes of X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia: see causes of X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia

What are the symptoms of X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia?

Symptoms of X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia: see symptoms of X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia

Onset of X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia: Birth

X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia.
Treatments for X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia: see treatments for X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia

Name and Aliases of X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia

Main name of condition: X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia

Other names or spellings for X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia:

AHDS, Allan-Herndon syndrome, Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome, Mental retardation and muscular atrophy, Mental retardation, X-linked, with hypotonia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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