The following Conditions are related to Intellectual disability

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  • Axonal neuropathy, giant

    Giant axonal neuropathy is a rare neuropathy that severely affects the peripheral as well as the central nervous system. The first symptoms appear in early childhood. This disorder is characterized by abnormalities in the peripheral and central nervous systems including low muscle tone (hypotonia), muscle weakness, decreased reflexes, impaired muscle coordination (ataxia), seizures and intellectual disability. Pale, tightly curled hair is freq  Read More

  • Dmc disease

    Dyggve-Melchior-Clausen (DMC) syndrome is a rare, progressive genetic disorder characterized by abnormal skeletal development, microcephaly and intellectual disability. The condition was first reported by Dyggve, Melchior and Clausen in 1962 in three of eight siblings where the father was the mother's paternal uncle. Because of physical appearance and the present of acid mucopolysaccharides in the urine, Dyggve believed that their affected pat  Read More

  • Faciogenital dysplasia

    Aarskog syndrome is an extremely rare genetic disorder marked by stunted growth that may not become obvious until the child is about three years of age, broad facial abnormalities, musculoskeletal and genital anomalies, and mild intellectual disability.  Read More

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis type iii

    Mucopolysaccharidosis type III, also known as Sanfilippo syndrome, is an inborn error in the metabolism of mucopolysaccharides. It reflects in deficiency or little activity of enzymes required for the catabolism of mucopolysaccharides leading to its accumulation. The disease presents with neurological manifestations such as autism, intellectual disability, behavioral problems, sleep disturbances, developmental regression, and  Read More

  • Nonketotic hyperglycinemia

    A high level of glycine in the body leads to a condition called nonketotic hyperglycinemia that primarily affects the nervous system. The disease onset occurs a few months after birth and has two forms: attenuated and severe. Early signs and symptoms are lethargy (which worsens over time and can lead to coma), life-threatening breathing difficulties, and weak muscle tone. The children who survive the early symptoms such as fee  Read More