Carriers & FXPAC Resources
The following resources discuss carriers of Fragile X Syndrome and Fragile X Premutation Associated Conditions (FXPAC), specifically exploring the neurological condition known as Fragile X-Associated Tremor / Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS), and Fragile X-Associated Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (FXPOI).
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FXTAS: Fragile X-Associated Tremor / Ataxia
This leaflet gives a brief description of FXTAS, a neurological condition which affects some premutation carriers of the Fragile X gene.
FXPOI: Fragile X-Associated Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
This leaflet gives a brief description of FXPOI, a condition where women have decreased or abnormal ovarian function. The condition affects some female premutation carriers of the Fragile X gene.
Carrier Status Effects
A precis of a talk given by Professor Turk at Fragile X Society’s yearly annual conference, during which he examined the potential developmental and psychological difficulties of Fragile X pre-mutation carriers, including the differences seen between male and female carriers.