A 34-year-old member asked:
what are the symptoms of rett syndrome?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Thomas Namey answered
47 years experience Rheumatology
Many: The clinical features include small hands and feet and a deceleration of the rate of head growth (including microcephaly in some). Repetitive stereotyped hand movements, such as wringing and/or repeatedly putting hands into the mouth, are also noted. people with rett syndrome are prone to gastrointestinal disorders and up to 80% have seizures. they typically have no verbal skills.
Answered on Jul 14, 2012
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