What is the Prognosis of Aarskog–Scott Syndrome?

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What is the Prognosis of Aarskog–Scott Syndrome?

Some children with Aarskog–Scott syndrome are born with serious heart defects. Some males suffer reduced fertility.

Prognosis

People with Aarskog–Scott syndrome may have a mild degree of mental slowness. Affected children usually have good social skills. Reduced fertility is a problem faced by some of the affected males.

Complications

► Changes in the brain

► Seizures

► Testes may fail to descend (cryptorchidism)

► Poor alignment of teeth

► Some children are born with serious heart defects. Cleft lip with or without an opening in the roof of the mouth (cleft palate) is also found in some.

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