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  • Rett syndrome is a severe condition of the nervous system.
  • In Australia, Rett syndrome affects one female in 9,000 live female births. 
  • In general, development appears normal in a child with Rett syndrome until the age of 6 to 18 months.
  • The degree of symptoms can vary widely among individuals with Rett syndrome. 

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Reviewed on: 22-02-2021