Alpha-thalassemia X-Linked Intellectual Disability Syndrome

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Alpha-thalassemia X-Linked Intellectual Disability Syndrome

Alpha-thalassemia x-linked intellectual disability (ATRX) syndrome is a genetic condition that causes intellectual disability, muscle weakness (hypotonia), short height, a particular facial appearance, genital abnormalities, and possibly other symptoms.  It is caused by mutations in the ATRX gene and is inherited in an x-linked way.  Treatment includes regular visits to the doctor to monitor growth and intellectual development, early intervention and special education programs, and special formula to help with feeding and nutrition.
 

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