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Males with Fragile X Syndrome exhibit certain characteristics at each stage of development.
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This article summarizes some of what is known about females who carry the Fragile X gene (or the FMR-1 gene), including information on:
The affectedness of females with Fragile X Syndrome varies from case to case. To date, there is no clear-cut method of predicting the level of affectedness based on fragility or historical pedigree or number of CGG repeats. However, there does appear to be a cognitive profile, which characterizes the affected female.
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