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marfans syndrome and autism

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Possibly: Homcystinuria is an inherited metabolic disorder that worsens with age, has psychiatric symptoms and may appear to be similar to autism. Homocystinur ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Marfan Syndrome: A genetic defect.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Well...: From the Psychological point of view, there are no traits specific to Marfan's syndrome. Please read the following:http://www.childrenshospital.org/h ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: Marfan syndrome is a disorder of connective tissue, the tissue that strengthens the body's structures. Disorders of connective tissue affect the sk ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience in Anesthesiology
See below: Down's syndrome. A genetic defect that seems to occur with mother's who are older. Fetal alcohol syndrome: this is caused by excessive intake of alcoh ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Some similarities: Ehler-danlos syndrome is a group of disorders, caused by a different mutation than the one that causes Marfan syndrome. Some types of ehler-danlos syn ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience in Child Psychiatry
None at all: These are synonymous terms. The "formal" diagnosis is asperger's disorder. Syndrome refers to a cluster of symptoms that co-occur and help us identi ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Klinefelter syndrome is a group of features seen in some males with an extra x chromosome (they are xxy). A klinefelter syndrome male tends to be tall ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
What do they have in: They all have abnormalities of autonomics and other nervous sytem problems.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Possibly: Possibly.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
PFS can happen: Marfan syndrome patients can get aches and pains in many joints because of the looser ligaments trying to hold the joints together at rest and under p ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
What do they have in: They all have abnormalities of autonomics and other nervous sytem problems.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Usually. Only: Severe disease affects intestinal vessels
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
See websites' info : www.myaspergerschild.com/2010/09/aspergers-children-and... Treato.Com/asperger%27s+disorder, developmental+delay/?A=... www.mayoclinic.com/healt ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
The strengths and: Weaknesses in a child with autism who has a full-scale iq > 70, are such that they tend to have more difficulty in the american school system, in whic ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Yes.: Nothing about either disorder protects an indvidiaul from having both. In fact, some have suggested that risk of tourette's disorder may be slightly ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Marfans/ehler danlos: Both are mulisystem disorders that mostly affect the soft connective tissues.Eds caused by a defect in synthesis of collagen.It has hyperextensibility ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
This is type 1-: -it includes global ligamentous laxity, shortness of stature, though symmetrical, meaning proportions R normal. Type 1 seem 2 spare eye &cardiac p ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No, but. . .: Marfan synd. Doesn't skip generations, but sometimes it's mild enough that the person who seemed to have skipped the disease actually had a mild case ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Asperger's disorder: There is no consistent chromosomal abnormality associated with asperger's disorder, either for males or females.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Unlikely.: Ehlers danlos is an inherited condition, so if it doesn't run in your family, it's very unlikely that you have it. If your joints are unusually flexib ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: It is no more common than it is in the general population.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
From infancy through: adulthood people with DS have delays in receptive & expressive language, ='in some areas to cognition, usually mild-moderate Intellectual Disabi ... Read More

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