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Angelman syndrome in an infant boy

Fitzgerald, Marcie MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA; Turner, Sara M. PhD

Journal of the American Academy of PAs: September 2016 - Volume 29 - Issue 9 - p 35–37
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000488694.88670.e1
Case Report

ABSTRACT This article reviews the case of an infant with Angelman syndrome, a genetic disorder caused by a chromosomal mutation. The patient's mother was concerned about his flat head and preference for turning his head to the right, which led to a referral and eventual correct diagnosis.

At Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pa., Marcie Fitzgerald is a clinical director and assistant professor and Sara M. Turner is an assistant professor of biology. The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

Copyright © 2016 American Academy of Physician Assistants
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