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6 Possible Causes for Possibly Developmental Delay from Birth

  • Sepsis in Premature Infants

    Brain damage caused by meningitis can cause cerebral palsy, developmental delays, seizure disorders, and learning disabilities.[] Legal Help for Birth Injuries from Sepsis Michigan Birth Injury Attorneys with a National Presence Cerebral palsy, sepsis, and meningitis are difficult areas of law to pursue[] When meningitis occurs, it must be treated as soon as possible to try and minimize the brain damage that can occur.[]

  • Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy Type 9

    Terracciano, A. , Specchio, N. , Darra, F., Sferra, A., Dalla Bernardina, B. , Vigevano, F. , & Bertini, E. (2012). Somatic mosaicism of PCDH19 mutation in a family with low-penetrance EFMR . Neurogenetics , 13 (4), 341-345. Somatic mosaicism of PCDH19 mutation in a family with low-penetrance EFMR. / Terracciano, A. ; Specchio,[…][]

  • Late-Infantile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

    Possible Complications These complications can occur: Vision impairment or blindness (with the early-onset forms of the disease) Mental impairment, ranging from severe developmental[] delays at birth to dementia later in life Rigid muscles (due to severe problems with the nerves that control muscle tone) The person may become totally dependent on others[]

  • Lead Poisoning

    birth weight Possible spontaneous abortion Possible postnatal developmental delay Reduced birth weight Hypertension and kidney dysfunction Possible subclinical neurocognitive[] […] deficits Remove from lead exposure if repeat BLL measured in 4 weeks remains 20 μg/dL 30–39 Spontaneous abortion Possible postnatal developmental delay Reduced birth weight[] […] symptomsb Remove from lead exposure 40–79 Spontaneous abortion Reduced birth weight Possible postnatal developmental delay Nonspecific symptomsb Neurocognitive deficits Sperm[]

  • Marshall-Smith Syndrome

    The fluid also remained stable (not increasing), so the specialists started to become more optimistic, going from ‘IF he survives birth,’ to ‘possible mild developmental delays[]

  • Trisomy 10p

    Antenatal diagnosis Prenatal diagnosis is possible, after the birth of the first affected child or after warning signs from an ultrasound, by choronic villus sampling (CVS[] Differential diagnosis Differential diagnoses include other syndromes of developmental delay with dysmorphism and congenital malformations.[]

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