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Is there anything you can do to prevent angelman syndrome?

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In brief: No.

Most cases are sporadic, though some are familial.
There is no association with either increased maternal or paternal age. The prevalence is estimated at 1 in 12, 000.

In brief: No.

Most cases are sporadic, though some are familial.
There is no association with either increased maternal or paternal age. The prevalence is estimated at 1 in 12, 000.
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
If parents have one child with Angelman's, a FISH test is done on Mom's Chromosome 15. Very rarely is there a change that increases risk.
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