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What causes angelman syndrome?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
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 child's chromosomes.
Answered on Aug 14, 2016

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Dr. Peter Glusker
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Angelman: The answer can be found here: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/angelman/angelman.Htm.

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