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Rett,

Andreas, Austrian physician, 1924–.
Rett syndrome - a progressive syndrome of autism, dementia, ataxia, and purposeless hand movements.
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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 [1]; the characteristic symptoms include autistic features, dementia, motor dysfunction, loss of facial expressions, stereotypical hand movements, severe respiratory disturbances, and epilepsy [1-3].
Andreas Rett, who observed two girls in his waiting room with the same stereotypic hand-washing motion.
Andreas Rett 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 (Hunter, 1999).