"Angelman Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A syndrome characterized by multiple abnormalities, MENTAL RETARDATION, and movement disorders. Present usually are skull and other abnormalities, frequent infantile spasms (SPASMS, INFANTILE); easily provoked and prolonged paroxysms of laughter (hence "happy"); jerky puppetlike movements (hence "puppet"); continuous tongue protrusion; motor retardation; ATAXIA; MUSCLE HYPOTONIA; and a peculiar facies. It is associated with maternal deletions of chromosome 15q11-13 and other genetic abnormalities. (From Am J Med Genet 1998 Dec 4;80(4):385-90; Hum Mol Genet 1999 Jan;8(1):129-35)
- Angelman Syndrome
- Syndrome, Angelman
- Puppet Children
- Children, Puppet
- Happy Puppet Syndrome
- Syndrome, Happy Puppet
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Angelman Syndrome".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Angelman Syndrome".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Angelman Syndrome" by people in this website by year, and whether "Angelman Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.