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What is Pitt Hopkins syndrome (PTHS) ?

Pitt Hopkins Syndrome is a genetic disorder characterised by learning disabilities and developmental delay from moderate to severe, unusual breathing episodes,(apnoea and hyperventilation), epilepsy and distinct facial features. Some people with PTHS do not have seizures or any breathing problems. Many people with PTHS do not talk but most will learn to walk eventually.

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Our son

by irenepereira published 4 months ago
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Hello! I am Mateo's mum. He is 5, and it's been almost 3 years now that we know that our son has the pitt Hopkins syndrome and lacks 18 genes more ...

Samuel

by paolaandreaalegria published 5 months ago
5 comments

Hello, my son has Pitt Hopkins syndrome like type 2 syndrome. I want to know everything about this disease because he is very self-injuring. He is ...

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