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Current estimates of the prevalence of Rett syndrome are that about one female out of 10,000 has the disorder.
Rett syndrome is a complex neurobiological disorder of development in which an infant seems to grow and develop normally at first, but then stops developing and even loses skills and abilities.
There are a variety of ways to help minimize the effects of Rett syndrome. Rather than addressing the syndrome as a whole, most treatments try to reduce specific symptoms of Rett syndrome.
Health care providers, relying on consensus criteria, view the onset of symptoms in four stages. Read on!
In a very small percentage of families—about 1 percent—Rett mutations are inherited and passed on by female carriers.
Beginning between 3 months and 3 years of age, most children with Rett syndrome start to show some of the following symptoms. Read on!