- What is fragile X syndrome and what causes it?
- What are the symptoms of fragile X syndrome?
- How is it diagnosed?
- What is the prognosis?
- What is the risk for other family members or future babies?
- What treatments/therapies/medications are recommended or available?
- I have been told that my child has fragile X syndrome (FXS), but he has no signs of autism. Could the doctors be wrong?
- Why am I being tested for fragile X syndrome; it is my son who has the disorder?
I have been told that my child has fragile X syndrome (FXS), but he has no signs of autism. Could the doctors be wrong?
Fragile X syndrome (MedLinePlus)
Introduction and links to a variety of reliable sources of information about FXS, from the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health.
FRAXA - The Fragile X Research Association
Information from FRAXA regarding the diagnosis of and research in fragile X syndrome
National Fragile X Foundation
A non-profit organization run by parents of children with fragile X syndrome. This organization supports research into finding a cure for fragile X syndrome and supports families with children with fragile X syndrome.
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Clinical trials in Fragile X (clinicaltrials.gov)
Listing of current and recent studies related to Fragile X.
Fenobam study information (FRAXA)
Although in the early stages, fenobam, a slective mGluR5 antagonist, may be helpful in individuals with fragile X syndrome. So far, it has been tested only in adults.
|Author:||Lynne M Kerr, MD, PhD - 3/2012|
|Compiled and edited by:||URLEND Trainees, 2011-2012 - 3/2012|
|Content Last Updated:||9/2015|