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Fragile X syndrome

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Other Names for this Disease

  • Fra(X) syndrome
  • FRAXA syndrome
  • FXS
  • Marker X syndrome
  • Martin-Bell syndrome
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  • Are individuals with Fragile X syndrome at a higher risk for fractures than individuals without Fragile X? Click here for answer

  • My daughter's father's sister had a son with fragile X syndrome. We are concerned about whether the gene was carried by her father and may have been passed down to her. Should my daughter be concerned about this before she starts a family? Click here for answer

  • Is genetic testing available for Asperger syndrome? Is fragile X syndrome associated with Asperger syndrome? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Fra(X) syndrome
  • FRAXA syndrome
  • FXS
  • Marker X syndrome
  • Martin-Bell syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.