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.

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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