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Angelman Syndrome Overview

Angelman Syndrome is a genetic disorder caused by an imprinting defect in 15q11-q13.  Angelman syndrome has symptoms of developmental delay and learning disabilities, speech difficulties, ataxia, tremors and jerky movements, happy disposition.

Angelman Syndrome Resources

Information from the sites below. Look at these sites for more information.

Rare Diseases

Malacards and Related Diseases

Malacards.org

Orphanet

Genetics Home Reference

Disease Info Search

MedlinePlus

Support Group (Jump to Organizations)

Symptoms and Linked Genes

  • developmental delay*
  • Learning disabilities
  • absence or little speech*
  • Ataxia*
  • Tremors and jerky movement*
  • Happy disposition

Other Names for this Disorder

  • AS
  • Happy Puppet Syndrome (obsolete)

Associated Disorders

Angelman syndrome due to imprinting defect in 15q11-q13