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266 Possible Causes for Cognitive Developmental Delay, Poor Communication

  • Iron Deficiency

    Most treatment failure is due to poor adherence rather than inadequate response to iron therapy.[] The latter include decreased aerobic work performance, hair loss, developmental delay, cognitive and intellectual impairment, adverse pregnancy outcome, and impaired immune[] Reversal of developmental delays in iron-deficient anaemic infants treated with iron. Lancet 1993;341(8836):1-4. Lozoff B, Jimenez E, Wolf AW.[]

  • Waisman Syndrome

    […] trying to talk to strangers out in the community rather than to those familiar with them at home or in school ( Buckley & Sacks 1987 ).[] delay, cognitive impairment, macroencephaly, and, in some, seizures; EO parkinsonism with tremor appeared subsequently as the presenting symptom.[] […] phenotype in individuals with Down syndrome that includes significant delay in nonverbal cognitive development accompanied by additional, specific deficits in speech, language[]

  • Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy Type 6

    Oral motor impairment, motor planning/programming difficulties, and poor postural control were typical. Nonverbal individuals had intentional communication.[] Disease onset occurs in the first year of life, followed by developmental delay with cognitive and behavioral dysfunction and substantially elevated risk of premature death[] poor but communicative language in 7.[]

  • Kohlschütter-Tönz Syndrome

    In addition, a high fever sensitivity is often noted and whereas all patients reported by Thevenon et al. (2014) had severe to profound developmental delay, cognitive outcome[] Recessive loss-of-function mutations in AP4S1 cause mild fever-sensitive seizures, developmental delay and spastic paraplegia through loss of AP-4 complex assembly.[] The effects of the ketogenic diet on behavior and cognition. Epilepsy Res 2012 ; 100 : 304 – 9. .[]

  • Chromosome 22q13.3 Deletion Syndrome
  • Beta-Propeller Protein-Associated Neurodegeneration

    Communication issues.[] Jennifer and Brian Greene’s 3-year-old daughter Madison can’t walk on her own, has never spoken a single word, and has severe cognitive and developmental delays.[] Could also be an overall developmental delay Cognitive (mental) decline Can progress to dementia in adulthood Parkinsonism (symptoms similar to Parkinson’s disease) Typically[]

  • Monosomy 1p36 Syndrome

    Intention to communicate, limited in early years, tends to improve over time, with extension of the gesture repertoire.[] Mowat-Wilson Syndrome a complex developmental disorder that presents with cognitive impairment, delayed motor development and epilepsy.[] Behavior disorders, present in 50%, include poor social interaction, temper tantrums, selfbiting of hands and wrists, a number of stereotypes, and, less frequently, hyperphagia[]

  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome

    ., repetitive behaviors), from poor communications skills, or from an unknown origin.[] Management for infants and preschoolers is usually centered on correcting feeding difficulties and developmental delays, however, in children of school age, treatment is centered[] Many participants with 22q11DS had chronically poor (n 33) or deteriorating (n 6) PAS scores.[]

  • Anemia

    Hookworm infection is among the major causes of anaemia in poor communities, but its importance in causing maternal anaemia is poorly understood, and this has hampered effective[] Laboratory tests defining iron deficiency, the recognition of developmental delays and cognitive abnormalities in iron-deficient neonates, and literature addressing the efficacy[] Bundy x Published: September 17, 2008 Abstract Background and Objectives Hookworm infection is among the major causes of anaemia in poor communities, but its importance in[]

  • Malnutrition

    Common causes of malnutrition in the elderly involve: decreased appetite, dependency on help for eating, impaired cognition and/or communication, poor positioning, frequent[] Symptoms: Some of the major symptoms include weight loss, fatigue, retarded growth, anemia, and developmental delay.[] A poor community of certain cultural beliefs might not actually realize that giving birth to a fewer number of children might actually help them to match their limited resources[]

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