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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 81-84

Retts Syndrome : A Case Reports

Reader in Psychiatry, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana-141001, India

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Vinay Gupta
Reader in Psychiatry, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana-141001
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Rett's syndrome is a rare condition affecting only the girl child. It presents as a pervasive developmental disorder with a remarkable behavioural phenotype. The cause for this remains unknown but genetic factors and brain dysfunction have been implicated. This case report emphasises the importance of being aware of rare yet significant disorders of interest to neuro-developmental psychiatrists.



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