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Angelman syndrome vs down syndrome

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
Neurodevelopmental : Disorders like AS & DS that cause Intellectual Disability differ in etiology, signs & symptoms & Neurobehavioral profiles including motor,... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Angelman syndrome: It is a Neuro-genetic disorder resulting from abnormality of genes on Chromosome 15 .
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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Genetic disorder: Related to a deletion(missing genetic material) from chromosome 15. These children tend to have significant intellectual disability, small heads(micr... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Because..: Most likely due to physical features and some developmental issues.These kids often have some delays.It is a genetic condition due to a defect in the ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Gene disorder: It is caused by a lack of duplication of mothers gene on chromosome 15 two genes may be involved. Ube3a or oca2.
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Dr. Richard Roberts
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Dx 90% lab, 10% PE: A clinical geneticist can make a diagnosis by observing the combination of unusual behavioral features and severe developmental delay, usually by 2 ye... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
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
A Verified Doctoranswered
21 years experience
Angelman syndrome: Individuals with angelman syndrome have a characteristic facial appearance with microbrachycephaly, maxillary hypoplasia, deep-set eyes, and large mou... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 45 years experience
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Variable: Angelman patients lack a good copy of the gene UBE3A from their mothers. This may be the result of uniparental disomy (both chromosome 15's from Dad) ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
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
A Verified Doctoranswered
37 years experience
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Angelman syndrome: Severe developmental delays, sleep disturbance, jerky movements, seizures, intellectual deficits, & a happy demeanour.
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