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4,432 Possible Causes for Small Head

  • Cytomegalovirus Infection

    We report a case of a term neonate with ventriculomegaly on prenatal ultrasound who presented with low birth weight, small head circumference, hepatosplenomegaly, and purpuric[] These can include deafness, poor eyesight, intellectual disability, an enlarged liver or spleen, and a small head.[] Those who do may have : premature delivery small size or low birth weight jaundice an enlarged liver and spleen microcephaly (small head) feeding difficulties These babies[]

  • Muscular Dystrophy-Dystroglycanopathy Type C9

    head circumference LGMD2Q PLEC/Plectin Early childhood Moderate to high Moderate Atrophic musculature and contractures late LGMD2R DES / Desmin Early adulthood Moderate to[] […] cataracts; retinal dysplasia; severe mental retardation; LGMD2P DAG1 / Alpha dystroglycan Early childhood Very High Slow Contractures common Mental Retardation (mild-severe); small[]

  • Cockayne Syndrome

    Cockayne syndrome (CS) is a rare disorder, characterised by small stature, microcephaly (having a small head) , developmental delay and premature pathological ageing.[] Cockayne syndrome (CS) is a rare disorder, characterised by small stature, microcephaly (having a small head), developmental delay and premature pathological ageing.[] Reduction in how fast an affected child grows, leading to small stature with a disproportionately small head (microcephaly), may be the first clue to the diagnosis.[]

  • Congenital Malformation

    Microcephaly or Abnormal Smallness of the Head Concept.[] head circumference charts), which is disproportionately small in relation to the rest of the body.[] DISORDERS OF CORTICAL DEVELOPMENT Disorders of proliferation and differentiation Microcephaly This is an abnormally small head circumference ( 0.4th centile on occipito-frontal[]

  • Microcephaly

    Microcephaly is a neurodevelopmental disorder, meaning the small head size is caused by a problem with the brain/central nervous system.[] So, the baby has a very small head, and a small brain that is not developed properly.[] heads that can indicate brain damage.[]

  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome

    Additional common traits include feeding problems, developmental delay, microcephaly (small head size) and psychiatric disorders (such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia[] Distinct physical features sometimes associated with the syndrome include loss of muscle tone (hypotonia), small slender stature, tapered hands and fingers, small head circumference[] What follows are the most common features of Velo-Cardio-Facial syndrome: Feeding Difficulties Microcephaly, or a small head Hearing loss, or abnormal ear exams Hypocalcemia[]

  • Patau Syndrome

    Infants born with this disorder have profound mental retardation and severe developmental malformations that include a small head, a cleft palate and lip, tiny eyes and eye[] Symptoms of the Disease are Extra fingers, decreased muscle tone, clenched hands, small eyes, small head, scalp defects etc.[] Some of these features include: a small head size (microcephaly), small eyes (microphthalmia), cleft lip/palate, and variations in ear shape.[]

  • Overeating

    While in a brain scanner, children viewed images large and small portions of both high-calorie and low-calorie foods.[] Laural English and Kathleen Keller Each child had to lay down on the bed with his or her head inside the donut. Staying very still was important.[]

  • Xeroderma

    head), characteristic facial features of protruding ears and micrognathia (small jaw), and decreased fertility.[] Neurological symptoms of De Sanctis-Cacchione syndrome and some XP subtypes can include: slow or no reflexes poor motor skills small head size (microcephaly) developmental[] There are several subtypes of COFS all of which are characterized by progressive neurologic disorder, microcephaly (small head) with intracranial calcifications, prominent[]

  • Cerebro-Oculo-Facio-Skeletal Syndrome

    It is common for babies with this condition to have very small heads, small eyes and an abnormally large nose.[] Children with COFS syndrome have distinctive facial features, including low-set ears, small eyes, small head size (microcephaly), and a small jaw (micrognathia).[] Children with COFS syndrome have distinctive facial features, including low-set ears, small eyes, small head size ( microcephaly ), and a small jaw ( micrognathia ).[]

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