Angelman syndrome is often caused by a loss of a part of chromosome 15. The name comes from the pediatrician Harry Angelman who back in 1965 noticed similarities among some of the children he worked with.

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Common indications on Angelman syndrome are development disorders, challenges when it comes to motions, balance and coordination, hyperactivity, epilepsy and speech problems.

The syndrome also includes a characterized appearance and many people with Angelman syndrome share a closeness to elation.

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