Joubert's syndrome


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Joubert's syndrome

[zho̅o̅·bārz′]
Etymology: Marie Joubert, Canadian neurologist, 20th century
an autosomal-recessive syndrome consisting of partial or complete agenesis of the cerebellar vermis, with hypotonia, episodic hyperpnea, mental retardation, and abnormal eye movements. Most patients die in infancy.
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Joubert's Syndrome affects 150,000 children worldwide and can also cause sight problems, learning difficulties and physical disabilities.
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JOUBERT'S Syndrome is a rare, genetic disorder that affects the area of the brain that controls balance and co-ordination.