When to Consider a Diagnosis of Fragile X

July 1st, 2017

Dr Jonathan Cohen MD, Medical Director of Fragile X Alliance, from video 2017.

When should a GP consider a diagnosis of Fragile X, and why is a diagnosis important?
Dr Jonathan Cohen  discusses developmental delay and other symptoms which warrant referral for a DNA test for Fragile X, and discusses the role of family history in a diagnosis.  Dr Cohen notes that GPs play a very important role in managing the health of families who are affected by Fragile X.

With thanks to ThinkGP (GPCE) for producing the short film for to raise awareness of Fragile X.

Watch the video recording on our youtube channel: https://youtu.be/ffEEcrrB6yE


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