Other Fragile X-Associated Tremor and Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS) FAQs

Basic information for topics, such as “What is it?” is available in the About FXTAS section. Answers to other frequently asked questions (FAQs) specific to FXTAS are in this section.


  1. Leehey, M. A. (2009), Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS): clinical phenotype, diagnosis and treatment. Journal of Investigative Medicine, 57, 830–836.
  2. Hamlin, A., Liu, Y., Nguyen, D. V., Tassone, F., & Hagerman, R. J. (2011). Sleep apnea in fragile X premutation carriers with and without FXTAS. American Journal of Medical Genetics, 156B. Retrieved May 30, 2012, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21932336
  3. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. (2006). How is fragile X syndrome inherited? Retrieved May 30, 2012.
  4. Hagerman, R. J. Genotype-phenotype relationships in fragile X families. Retrieved August 21, 2012, from https://reporter.nih.gov/project-details/8064264
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