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Whats triple x syndrome?

Whats triple x syndrome?

Extra x: Triple x is a syndrome that affects females. It is an abnormal chromosome population with an extra x. It is detected by blood testing for chromosomes. It has mild effects or no effects at all. ...Read more

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What are the signs of triple-x syndrome?

What are the signs of triple-x syndrome?

Triple X: Tall stature, small head, vertical skin folds that may cover the inner corners of the eyes, delayed development of certain motor skills/speech/language, learning disabilities such as dyslexias, weak muscle tone. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy with triple x syndrome?

What is the life expectancy with triple x syndrome?

Normal: Life expectancy should be normal. There are no effects that affect heart, or other major systems that would reduce life expectancy. ...Read more

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What family lifestyle changes would need to be made for triple X syndrome?

What family lifestyle changes would need to be made for triple X syndrome?

Depends on symptoms: Trisomy X syndrome can range from mild to severe, the life style changes would depend upon its severity. Pl see attached link forother details about the condition from the Mayo clinic. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes fragile x syndrome?

What causes fragile x syndrome?

Chromosome defect: Patients with fragile x have a defective x chromosome. There are several variants, and not all cells may be affected. It is full disease only in males, but females can be carriers. It is a genetic disorder, but it often just occurs without warning. Affected boys can vary from normal to severe retardation and autism. There is no cure. ...Read more

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What causes of fragile x syndrome?

What causes of fragile x syndrome?

Gene mutation: Fragile x syndrome is due to a mutation within the fmr1 gene on x chromosome. Part of the gene gets repeated too many times. It is the most common genetic cause of intellectual disability. Please see: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002633/ and http://www.Fragilex.Org/ for more information. ...Read more

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Whats the cause of fragile x syndrome?

Whats the cause of fragile x syndrome?

Genetic: Fragile x is caused by just one defective gene. This gene also known as fmr1, shuts it self down and fails to produce a protein. The incidence is 1 in 4000 males and 1 in 6-8000 females have it is the most common cause of inherited mental disability-. ...Read more

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Whats the genetic cause of fragile x syndrome?

Whats the genetic cause of fragile x syndrome?

Defective gene: It is an anomaly in the long arm of the x chromosome. Full mutations of the gene cause the fragile x syndrome. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a mother with triple x syndrome to give birth to a klinefelter son?

Is it possible for a mother with triple x syndrome to give birth to a klinefelter son?

Chromosomal defect: Klinefelter syndrome - a male with an extra x chromosome occurs when chromosomes fail to separate very early in development. So it is caused by a developmental issue and is not inherited. There is nothing that suggests a trisomy x woman is more likely to have a klinefelter child, but she has the same risk as other women. A geneticist can give you more information about potential risks. ...Read more

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