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Year : 2004  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 494--495

Recent experience with Rett syndrome at a tertiary care center


Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632004, India

Correspondence Address:
Sudhir Kumar
Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore - 632004, Tamilnadu
India
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Rett syndrome (RS), a neurological developmental disorder, is one of the commonest causes of cognitive impairment in girls and women. These patients are often initially misdiagnosed as idiopathic mental retardation, cerebral palsy, or autism. Despite several reports from the West, there are very few reports from the Indian population. We present four female children with RS and emphasize the importance of early diagnosis.






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