Rett syndrome is a rare genetic neurological and developmental disorder that affects the development of the brain Brain The part of central nervous system that is contained within the skull (cranium). Arising from the neural tube, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including prosencephalon (the forebrain); mesencephalon (the midbrain); and rhombencephalon (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of cerebrum; cerebellum; and other structures in the brain stem. Nervous System: Anatomy, Structure, and Classification. There are various stages of Rett syndrome characterized by different symptoms and clinical signs. These stages include increasing problems with the use of muscles that control movement, coordination Coordination Cerebellar Disorders, and communication Communication The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups. Decision-making Capacity and Legal Competence. There is no established form of treatment for Rett syndrome.
Last updated: 30 Nov, 2020
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The following conditions are differential diagnoses for Rett syndrome:
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