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"This quiz is about the rare genetic disorder Angelman syndrome. By taking this quiz, you will learn about a disorder which you most likely know nothing about."
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Who was the pioneer in the discovery of Angelman syndrome?
Dr. Elijah Hewlett
Dr. Howard M. Forrester
Dr. Harry Angelman
Angelman syndrome was first referred to as:
Happy Puppet syndrome
All Saint's syndrome
What Disney character was thought by some to have been modeled after someone with Angelman syndrome?
What is the hallmark manifestation of Angelman syndrome?
having good behavior
having a lack of speech
Which chromosome is affected in Angelman syndrome?
(one word or number)
What is considered the sister disorder of Angelman syndrome?
What is the most common genetic transmission of Angelman syndrome?
What does the abbreviation "UPD" represent?
unified paternal distortion
usurian parsimile deletion
ubiquitous patterned disorder
Which of the following is a common characteristic of Angelman syndrome?
abnormal fascination with water
closely spaced teeth
lack of hair growth
excessive interest in bright light
Which of the following would be considered common to the facies of individuals with Angelman syndrome?
flat facial profile
Which of the following is the closest estimate of the prevalence of Angelman syndrome?
1 in 15,000
1 in 50,000
1 in 100,000
1 in 500,000
Using an MRI or CT Scan, normal brain structure can be found in individuals with Angelman syndrome.
Which of the following is a genetic test used to determine whether or not an individual has Angelman syndrome?
In North America, which race has the highest incidence of Angelman syndrome?
There is no difference among races.
Angelman syndrome is commonly misdiagnosed as which of the following?
Fragile X syndrome
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