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What are the odds of having another child with rett syndrome?

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Dr. Scott McLean
Clinical Genetics
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In brief: Very low

99.5% of the time, there is just one child with rett syndrome in a family.
This rare genetic condition occurs almost always in girls. It's caused by a mutation of the mecp2 gene on the x chromosome. The international rett syndrome foundation (http://www.Rettsyndrome.Org/) can be very helpful.

In brief: Very low

99.5% of the time, there is just one child with rett syndrome in a family.
This rare genetic condition occurs almost always in girls. It's caused by a mutation of the mecp2 gene on the x chromosome. The international rett syndrome foundation (http://www.Rettsyndrome.Org/) can be very helpful.
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