Below is a summary of the CHD2 gene observed in research publications. This is not meant to take the place of medical advice.
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What is CHD2 -related syndrome?
CHD2 -related syndrome happens when there are changes to the CHD2 gene. These changes can keep the gene from working as it should.
The CHD2 gene plays a key role in the brain and body.
Many people who have CHD2 -related syndrome have:
- Developmental delay, intellectual disability
- Autism spectrum disorder or symptoms of autism
- Epilepsy that starts at a young age
- Behavioral challenges
- Short height and a small head
Research Article Summaries
Previous Registry Reports
Sources and References