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Doctor insights on: Trisomy X Syndrome

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Trisomy (Definition)

Ordinary chromosomal traits require a pair of chromosomes to determine the traits. Occasionally, as a mistake in cellular division, there is a tripling of one of the chromosomes. When these occur, they usually cause unpleasant, and sometimes deadly conditions in the inheritor of these traits (e.g. Down's). Many we do not know about as they are ...Read more


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Can you tell me how can the chromosomal conditions , trisomy x, xyy syndrome and turner syndrome differ?

Can you tell me how can the chromosomal conditions , trisomy x, xyy syndrome and turner syndrome differ?

Good online sites: Xxx and xyy have relatively little impact on those who have them and are usually incidental findings -- this is actually true despite the hoopla over xyy. I have three physician colleagues who have turner's xo and do fine. http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ is really good (thanks uncle sam). ...Read more

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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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How to deal with fragil x syndrome?

How to deal with fragil x syndrome?

Find experts in your: area by using the nfxf contact form at www.fragilex.org/foundation/contact/. A local Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician & your state's Early Interventon Program if the child is < 3 years old or your public school district if he's 3 or older can evaluate him/her for ASD, ADHD + cognitive, adaptive, motor & behavioral issues & team with you to develop an individualized treatment plan. ...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 is fragile x syndrome?

What is fragile x syndrome?

Defective chromosome: Each person has 23 pair of chromosomes. Males have xy and females xx. Some persons have a defective x with a portion that is missing. In females the other x compensates and they have no clinical problems. In males the defective x can result in retardation and/or autism. Some with defect can be normal but transfer problems to their sons. ...Read more

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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