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Angelman syndrome

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Other Names for this Disease
  • AS
  • Happy puppet syndrome (formerly)
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3 question(s) from the public on this disease have been answered. Submit a new question.
  • How is Anglemans syndrome mistaken for Autism? Click here for answer

  • We have a 2-year-old son who was diagnosed with Angelman syndrome. He has a deletion of the mother's part on chromosome 15. What are the chances of this syndrome occurring in our next baby? We have another 6-year-old son who is normal. Click here for answer

  • What is the chance of having another child with Angelman syndrome if a mother has a translocation of chromosomes 15 and 7? Is there additional genetic testing that could be performed? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • AS
  • Happy puppet syndrome (formerly)
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.