Happy Doll Syndrome


Happy Doll Syndrome

Angelman syndrome is a conditioned genetic pathology caused by deletion of 15 pairs of chromosomes.

The syndrome is characterized by the following symptoms:

-delaying spiritual development
-Lack of attention
-sleep disorder
-secondary epilepsy (seizures)
-Random actions (mostly manual)
-face changes: wide mouth, sticking out tongue, sparse placement of teeth
-constant laughter or smile (without reason)

The syndrome was diagnosed in 1965 by British pediatrician Harry Engelman and named after him. This syndrome is also known as Petrushka syndrome or “happy doll syndrome”.

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