Since chromosomal analysis or karyotype testing is not a routine investigation when epilepsy first presents, the diagnosis of r(20) syndrome may be delayed or go unrecognized. We ask that you please consider chromosomal analysis if you have a patient (age 0-17) with the following symptoms:
If you know of patients with r(20) syndrome, we ask that you tell their families about our Foundation and let them know that they are not alone. Our organization promotes new research and we hope to provide as much information about this syndrome as possible.
Please visit our website, www.ring-chromosome-20.org and feel free to contact the Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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