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Smith-Magenis syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Chromosome 17p11.2 deletion syndrome
  • SMS
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  • Is it true that Smith-Magenis syndrome become more difficult to diagnose through genetic testing if the child is older than 24 months? Click here for answer

  • My adult son was recently diagnosed with Smith-Magenis. My son and others seem to crave caffeine and will go to all kinds of lengths to get it.  Do people with Smith-Magenis crave caffeine?   Click here for answer

  • Can children with Smith-Magenis syndrome be potty-trained? Can they learn to talk? What are their learning capabilities? Click here for answer