Angelman Syndrome (Happy puppet Syndrome)

Etiology:

A neuro-genetic disorder.

Occurs in 1 in 15,000 live births

Manifestations:

 The disorder is characterized by:

  1. intellectual and developmental delay
  2. sleep disturbance
  3. seizures
  4. jerky movements, especially hand-flapping
  5. frequent laughter or smiling, and usually a happy demeanor
  6. microcephaly
  7. hypotonia
  8. hyperactivity
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