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14 possible causes of 'Mental-retardation'
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1. 
Mental retardation or intellectual disability, (MR/ID), exists in children whose brains do not...
Symptoms:
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    Teeth grinding
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    Disorders of communication
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    Speech difficulty
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    Body rocking
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    Mental-retardation
2. 
Cerebral palsy is a disorder of muscle movement and coordination. It is caused by an injury to a...
Symptoms:
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    Teeth grinding
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    Unable to stand
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    Uneven limb lengths
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    Involuntary movements
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    Mental-retardation
3. 
Ito syndrome (IS) is a rare condition that researchers believe...
Symptoms:
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    Hair loss
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    Coarse hair
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    Hand deformities
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    Webbed fingers
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    Mental-retardation
4. 
Down syndrome (sometimes spelled "Down's syndrome") is a genetic abnormality. It is the most common...
Symptoms:
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    Craniofacial abnormalities
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    Microcephaly
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    Altered growth and development of social skills
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    Delayed growth
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    Mental-retardation
5. 
Aarskog syndrome is a very rare genetic disorder caused by a mutation on your child's X-chromosome....
Symptoms:
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    Shawl scrotum
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    Finger curvature
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    Stretchable skin
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    Small foot
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    Mental-retardation
6. 
Muscular dystrophies are a group of diseases that are passed down genetically. These diseases cause...
Symptoms:
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    Drooling
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    Clubfoot
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    Droopy eyelid
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    Gait abnormality
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    Mental-retardation
7. 
Tay-Sachs is a disease of the central nervous system; it is a neurodegenerative disorder. Tay-Sachs...
Symptoms:
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    Aimless movement
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    Alteration in consciousness
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    Poor eye contact
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    Hard to awaken
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    Mental-retardation
8. 
Hydrocephalus is a condition that occurs when fluid builds up in the skull and causes the brain to...
Symptoms:
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    Vomiting
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    Crossed eyes
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    Uncontrolled eye movements
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    Developmental delay
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    Mental-retardation
9. 
Aicardi syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that interferes with the formation of the corpus...
Symptoms:
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    Agenesis of the corpus callosum
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    Seizures
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    Intraocular lesion
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    Spasm
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    Mental-retardation
10. 
Genetic changes that occur while the fetus is growing can cause disorders that are present at birth....
Symptoms:
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    Short toes
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    Shortened bone
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    Foot deformities
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    Short head
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    Mental-retardation
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