Fragile X syndrome
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Fragile X syndrome

Foran Sinéad Programme leader and lecturer, Intellectual disability nursing at Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is a sex-linked chromosomal abnormality, significantly associated with learning and intellectual disabilities. It is the most common inherited cause of learning/intellectual disabilities in the world.

Learning Disability Practice. 21, 4,17-17. doi: 10.7748/ldp.21.4.17.s17