Fragile X Syndrome

What is it ?

Fragile X Syndrome (FXS) is a genetic condition that causes a range of developmental problems including learning disabilities and cognitive impairment. It usually affects men more then women.

What Are The Symptoms ?

The symptoms are things like trouble learning . Physical features include big ears, long face, and soft skin. You could also say that is a rare disease. Is affects 1 out of 8000women and 1 out of 4000 men.

Who can it affect ?

It can Affect both boys and girls, but usually it hits boys harder. This is not always the outcome.

Are there any treatments or cures ?

There is no specific treatment for fragile X syndrome. Instead, training and education have been developed to help the ones in need.

What Famous People Have It ?

Mary Jane Clark's son has Fragile X Syndrome. Mary Is a author.

Interesting facts

  • Usually Affects males more than females
  • Leading cause of Intellectual disability
  • Leading genetic cause of autisim

  • Animation of Fragile X Syndrome