What is the prevalence of seizures in chromosome 1p36 deletion syndrome?

Updated: May 30, 2019
  • Author: David Y Ko, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Chromosomal 1p36 deletion syndrome is characterized by dysmorphic facies, including straight eyebrows, deeply set eyes, a long philtrum, and microcephaly. All patients with this syndrome have developmental delay and hypotonia, and 44-58% have seizures. [21]


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