Rett, Andreas

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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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Fue descrito en 1966 por Andreas Rett y se caracteriza por un deterioro neurologico progresivo del sistema nervioso central (SNC) que aparece en la infancia temprana caracterizado por un retraso para alcanzar las habilidades psicomotrices propias de la edad, perdida de las habilidades adquiridas y aparicion de un estado autista con automatismos, convulsiones y retraso mental.
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).