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A 40-year-old member asked:

Angelman syndrome symptoms include what?

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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 mouth with tongue protrusion. The gait is jerky and puppet-like and behavior is marked by frequent spells of inappropriate laughter. Severe intellectual disability and speech impairment are usually present, and most suffer from epilepsy.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What are common symptoms of angelman syndrome?

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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.
A 32-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of angelman syndrome?

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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, ataxic ( unsteady) gait hand -flapping, happy demeanor with frequent laughter, intellectual disability, hyperactivity, short attention span, severe language impairment, feeding problems, chewing/mouthing objects, gene involved is on chromosome 15.

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