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Should test person with learning disabilities to check for fragile x?

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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Not really

Fragile x is a well-defined disorder that, like all x-linked disorders, is expressed primarily in males.
It typically results in mental retardation and sometimes in autistic-like behaviors. Ld is not a common problem caused by fragile x.

In brief: Not really

Fragile x is a well-defined disorder that, like all x-linked disorders, is expressed primarily in males.
It typically results in mental retardation and sometimes in autistic-like behaviors. Ld is not a common problem caused by fragile x.
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