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What is this genetic disorder fragile x called?

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Dr. Edward Kuhnley answered

Specializes in Child Psychiatry

Martin–Bell syndrome: Fragile x syndrome (fxs), martin–bell syndrome, or escalante's syndrome (more commonly used in south american countries), is a genetic syndrome that is the most common known single-gene cause of autism and the most common inherited cause of mental retardation among boys.

Answered 11/5/2012

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