Nate Young and Paul Lowrie
What is Noonan Syndrome?
What are the Inheritance Patterns of Noonan Syndrome?
What Proteins are affected by the Mutation?
What are the symptoms? How are they treated?
The treatable symptoms are treated the same as if any random person had them. Short stature can be treated with a hormone.
What are some statistics and facts about Noonan Syndrome?
- About 1 in 1,000-2,500 people have it
- 50%-70% have short stature
- 85% of kids will develop heart problem, 25% will have a speaking delay
- 33% of kids have a learning disability, 50% will develop an eye condition
- Although boys are affected by Noonan Syndrome twice as much, someone from any gender can get the disorder.
- The facial features of a person with Noonan Syndrome change as they get older.
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