Fragile X Syndrome
… is the most common inherited cause of intellectual disabilities.
… is a genetic condition affecting about 1 in 5,000 people;
… affects about 150,000 people in Europe and is considered a rare disease.
… over 2,000,000 people in Europe alone carry the genetic condition that can cause Fragile X syndrome (read “Fragile X in figures“).
Read more in our leaflets
– on fragile X syndrome: FXS leaflet
– on tremor/ataxia syndrome: FXTAS leaflet
– on primary ovarian insufficiency: FXPOI leaflet