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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Angelman Syndrome = : intellectual disability,puppet-like, jerky movements, hand-flapping, laughter outbursts, sociability, & severe language deficits from lack of ma ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
33 years experience Neurology
Happy Puppet Syndrom: As is a genetic disorder, a chromosome 15 deletion, characterized by intellectual and developmental delay, sleep disorder, seizures, jerky movements, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Angelman syndrome: Individuals with angelman syndrome have a characteristic facial appearance with microbrachycephaly, maxillary hypoplasia, deep-set eyes, and large mou ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Angelman syndrome: Angelman syndrome is a genetic cause of developmental delay and neurological problems. Affected kids have"flat heads, jerky movements, protruding ton ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Early on: Seizures & microcephaly ( small head), developmental delays may present first, characteristic facial features ( e.g., pointed chin) are seen. Later, a ... Read More
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Dr. Darren Gitelman
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No: As is a genetic disorder due to dysfunction of a gene (ube3a) on chromosome 15. Patients have developmental delay, problems with movement/balance, hap ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Actually, : It's almost always a new mutation. If mom has a translocation on chromososome 15 or has a point mutation of the ube3a gene, the risk goes up. It can ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
24 years experience Clinical Genetics
Topoisomerase drugs: Angelman syndrome has a variety of neurological and physical issues which are treated supportively. However, the disease is caused by silencing of th ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna-Kaisa Niemi
16 years experience Clinical Genetics
Most of the time not: Angelman syndrome, while it is a genetic condition, is rarely inherited and thus the risk of it happening again in other children of the same parents ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
No.: Most cases are sporadic, though some are familial. There is no association with either increased maternal or paternal age. The prevalence is estimated ... Read More
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