"Rett Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
An inherited neurological developmental disorder that is associated with X-LINKED INHERITANCE and may be lethal in utero to hemizygous males. The affected female is normal until the age of 6-25 months when progressive loss of voluntary control of hand movements and communication skills; ATAXIA; SEIZURES; autistic behavior; intermittent HYPERVENTILATION; and HYPERAMMONEMIA appear. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p199)
- Rett Syndrome
- Syndrome, Rett
- Cerebroatrophic Hyperammonemia
- Cerebroatrophic Hyperammonemias
- Hyperammonemia, Cerebroatrophic
- Hyperammonemias, Cerebroatrophic
- Autism, Dementia, Ataxia, and Loss of Purposeful Hand Use
- Rett's Disorder
- Rett's Syndrome
- Retts Syndrome
- Syndrome, Rett's
- Autism-Dementia-Ataxia-Loss of Purposeful Hand Use Syndrome
- Autism Dementia Ataxia Loss of Purposeful Hand Use Syndrome
- Rett Disorder
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