Martin-Bell syndrome; Marker X syndrome
There is no specific treatment for Fragile X syndrome. Specialized training and education help affected children function at as high a level as possible.
National Fragile X Foundation --
How well the patient does depends on the amount of intellectual disability (mental retardation).
Complications vary depending on the type and severity of symptoms.
Fragile X syndrome can be a cause of autism or related disorders, although not all children with fragile X syndrome have these conditions.
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