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Frequently Asked Questions

How is an FG Syndrome diagnosis made?

How rare is FG Syndrome?

I have a brother who has FG Syndrome; am I a carrier?

I have a son with FG Syndrome and a normally developing daughter; is there a chance I am not a carrier?

I have a son with FG Syndrome and a normally developing son; is there a chance I am not a carrier?

If my child has FG Syndrome, will he have mental retardation?

Is FG Syndrome always passed down from the mother?

Is it possible for a girl to have FG Syndrome?

Is there a cure for FG Syndrome?

Is there a test available for FG Syndrome?

What are the behaviors of a child with FG Syndrome and related disorders?

What are the features of FG Syndrome and related disorders?

What are the signs of an FG Syndrome carrier?

What is the genetic makeup of FG Syndrome?

I thought that only 50% of my sons would be affected. Why do all four of my sons have FG syndrome?

When will there be a molecular diagnosis available for all forms of FG Syndrome to help in family planning?

If researchers know the areas where the different genes are most likely located, why is it taking so long for scientists to find those genes?

Who gets FG Syndrome and why?

What is the life-expectancy of a child born with FG Syndrome?

What kind of quality of life can I expect for my child with FG Syndrome?

Will the quality of my life change raising a child with FG Syndrome or related conditions?

What is “mild” FG Syndrome?

What is meant by “FGish”?

Is it true that “food bolting” is an FGS trait?

What connection does the FGSFA have with FGS research?

What do the letters FG stand for?

What is meant by a “sporadic case”?

What is Array CGH testing?

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