By: Caleb Byrd
Cause of the disorder
How Jacobsen Syndrome inherited
How Jacobsen Syndrome is treated
There is no cure for Jacobsen syndrome. Surgery may be required to fix malformations. Infants may need heart surgery if there are major cardiac defects. Specific orthopedic inventions help Jacobsen syndrome patients overcome their poor muscle tone. After therapies, patients can learn to write, operate computers, dress themselves and feed themselves.