What is Angelman syndrome?

Also known as: AS.

Angelman syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that begins to show symptoms around 6 to 12 months of age. Children with Angelman syndrome have global developmental delays, seizures and excitable, happy personalities as a general rule.


Reviewed by: Parul B Jayakar, MD

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