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By Jordan Ordaz. Symptoms of fragile X  Disabilities to mental retardation  Attention deficit disorder, hyperactivity  Autistic behaviors  Unstable.

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1 By Jordan Ordaz

2 Symptoms of fragile X  Disabilities to mental retardation  Attention deficit disorder, hyperactivity  Autistic behaviors  Unstable moods  Seizures affect about 25% of people that have fragile x syndromes  Hyper extensible joints, especially in fingers.

3 Diagnosis  It is a x linked recessive.  There are few ways you can find out when they are babies.  Large head, Mental retardation, an difference in facial characteristics.  They have to be tested for it though.

4 Prognosis  The outcome is how bad the mental retardation is.

5 Chromosome graphic

6 Extra information  Genetic counseling is just for help an support with that disease.  The current research that Vanderbilt University is the first t study to get medicine to correct brain abnormality.  A video of someone with fragile x 

7 Treatment  There is no cure but there is things you can do to help your child if they have it like special education, speech, behavior problems, and sensory integration training.

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