Overview rett syndrome (also called rett disorder) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is classified as a pervasive developmental disorder by the dsm-iv it was. Rett syndrome is a disorder of brain development that occurs almost exclusively in girls after 6 to 18 months of apparently normal development, girls with the classic form of rett syndrome develop severe problems with language and communication, learning, coordination, and other brain functions. The information in this emedtv segment covers the history, types, transmission, treatment, and prevention of the disease, and offers links to more information. Introduction rett syndrome (rtt) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that occurs almost exclusively in females it was described in 1966 by andreas rett, an austrian pediatrician and neurologist after a brief period of initially normal development, affected patients experience loss of speech and purposeful hand use, stereotypic hand.
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