What causes craniofacial abnormalities and mental retardation? 4 possible conditions

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See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Ito Syndrome (Incontinentia Pigementi Achromians)

Ito syndrome (IS) is a rare condition characterized by loss of skin color on certain parts of the body. A serious abnormality associated with it is balding and missing or abnormally shaped teeth and nails.

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Aarskog Syndrome

Aarskog syndrome is a very rare genetic disorder caused by a mutation on your child's X-chromosome. This disorder can affect your child's stature, facial features, genitalia, muscles, and bones. It primarily affect...

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Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is a genetic abnormality that occurs due to an extra copy of chromosome 21. It causes lifelong developmental delays that can range from moderate to severe. It cannot be cured but can be managed wit...

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Acrodysostosis

Genetic changes that occur while the fetus is growing can cause disorders that are present at birth. These are sometimes referred to as "congenital disorders." Acrodysostosis is one such condition, albeit a rare one...

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