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Rett Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Rett Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.360.455.937
C16.320.322.500.937
C16.320.400.525.937
Unique ID
D015518
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015518
Scope Note
An inherited neurological developmental disorder that is associated with X-LINKED INHERITANCE and may be lethal in utero to hemizygous males. The affected female is normal until the age of 6-25 months when progressive loss of voluntary control of hand movements and communication skills; ATAXIA; SEIZURES; autistic behavior; intermittent HYPERVENTILATION; and HYPERAMMONEMIA appear. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p199)
Entry Term(s)
Autism, Dementia, Ataxia, and Loss of Purposeful Hand Use
Autism-Dementia-Ataxia-Loss of Purposeful Hand Use Syndrome
Cerebroatrophic Hyperammonemia
Rett Disorder
Rett's Disorder
Rett's Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Mental Retardation (1983-1989)
Movement Disorders (1986-1989)
See Also
Intellectual Disability
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/04/07
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Rett Syndrome Preferred
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