Burden of illness among patients with fragile X syndrome (FXS): a Medicaid perspective

Current Medical Research and Opinion, Opin 2016 03; 32(3): 405-416. e-pub ahead of print 2015/11/14

Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is an inherited intellectual disability that imposes a substantial clinical and humanistic burden on patients and caregivers. This study aimed to quantify the incremental burden of illness following FXS diagnosis in Medicaid populations.

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Nazareth T, Li N, Marynchenko M, Zhou Z, Chopra P, Signorovitch J, Wu E, Ahmed S, Marvel J, Sasane R