Prognosis of Angelman syndrome


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About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Angelman syndrome usually refers to the likely outcome of Angelman syndrome. The prognosis of Angelman syndrome may include the duration of Angelman syndrome, chances of complications of Angelman syndrome, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Angelman syndrome, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Angelman syndrome. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Prognosis of Angelman syndrome: Good survival rate but with mental delay or retardation, and physical problems such as balance and speech abnormalities.
Prognosis for Angelman syndrome: Most individuals with Angelman syndrome will have mental delay, severe speech limitations, and some type of gait abnormality. Patients may have improvement of symptoms with therapy. 1
Complications: see complications of Angelman syndrome

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from NINDS Angelman Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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