All About Kabuki
What is Kabuki Syndrome?
Kabuki syndrome is a rare genetic disorder occurring in approximately 1 in 32,000 births, world wide. Children and adults affected by Kabuki experience a variety of symptoms which may include: mild to moderate intellectual impairment, growth delays, low muscle tone, feeding difficulties, heart defects, cleft palate, skeletal abnormalities, vision and hearing impairments, communication delays and autistic-like behaviors.
Kabuki syndrome does not shorten ones life span, however underlying conditions may. Kabuki syndrome affects each individual differently.