Bu bozukluk, hemen hemen sadece kizlari etkiler, otistik ozelliklerle birlikte ciddi gelisimsel gerileme ile karekterizedir ve 1966'da Avusturyali norolog Andreas Rett
(Furth - Almanya, 1924--Viyana, 1997) tarafindan tanimlanmistir (3).
The first RTT cases were reported in 1966 by the Austrian pediatrician Andreas Rett
; the characteristic symptoms include autistic features, dementia, motor dysfunction, loss of facial expressions, stereotypical hand movements, severe respiratory disturbances, and epilepsy [1-3].
, who observed two girls in his waiting room with the same stereotypic hand-washing motion.
noticed two young girls in his waiting room demonstrating the same repetitive hand movements.
Rett syndrome was originally discovered in 1965 by the Viennese pediatrician Andreas Rett