Aarskog syndrome

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What should I expect to happen to my child who was just diagnosed with Aarskog syndrome?

Although Aarskog syndrome may lead to mild degrees of mental retardation, many affected children go on to live normal lives. Both surgical and non-surgical procedures may be required to treat the symptoms caused by Aarskog syndrome. Typically, people with Aarskog syndrome grow into adulthood with an age-related improvement of mental status. The prognosis of Aarskog Syndrome depends on the severity of the signs and symptoms. Generally, the affected individuals are able to manage their life and adapt themselves into the society without any major problems.

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