Rett syndrome is a disorder in children’s neurological
development characterized by an initial normal evolution followed
by the loss of voluntary use and characteristic movements of the
hands, a delayed growth of the brain and head, difficulty walking,
seizures and mental retardation. The syndrome affects almost
exclusively girls and was identified by Dr. Andreas Rett in 1966.
Female patient of 9 years of age who is unknown the beginning
of her condition since it is the product of the penultimate feat
of 6 in total and they did not take care of her since her mother
was engaged in prostitution, a part of being beaten and sexually
assaulted. It is seen in the House of Angels in the City of Puebla
for children with mental problems. Clinically it is known from 3
years of age, time that the institution lives. Since then it is observed
with autoagresiones, psychomotor retardation and of growth, with
diminution of the cephalic perimeter, it is known that it has epilepsy
from the 6 months of age with a difficult control of its crisis as well
as an autistic behavior; the fluttering of his hands is striking in a
random, symmetrical way and even sometimes merits subjection
as it becomes self-injuring.
The Rett syndrome is a rare disorder of the neurological
development of the central nervous system, like in the child
neurological development characterized by a normal evolution
follow by lose of voluntary skills and hand’s special movements,
a slowly head and brain’s growth, difficult walking, seizures and
mental retardation. This syndrome affects exclusively girls and was
identified by Dr. Andreas Rett in 1966.
A 9-years old girl patient who unknowns about her disease
beginning because she’s the result of the fifth birth of six, because
her mother doesn’t care her, she was a prostitute, in addition the
girl suffers sexual and physical attacks. She was seen in the City
of Puebla in the Angel’s House for children with mental diseases.
The patient is met for 3 years old, since this time she shows injures
to herself, psychomotor and growth retard, decrease of cephalic
perimeter, epilepsy since she was 6 months of age, hard control of
crisis and autism behavior; random symmetric rumble of hands, it’s
necessary to hold for she doesn’t injure herself.