Mental retardation, Seizures: 10 Possible Causes
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What causes mental retardation and seizures? 10 possible conditions

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

1

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect muscle movement and coordination. Learn about the causes, types, symptoms, and treatment of cerebral palsy.

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2

Phenylketonuria

Find information on phenylketonuria causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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3

Muscular Dystrophies

Muscular dystrophies are a group of inherited diseases that damage and weaken your muscles over time. This damage and weakness is due to the lack of a protein.

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4

Tuberous Sclerosis

Tuberous sclerosis is a rare genetic condition that causes noncancerous tumors in your brain, other organs, and skin. Learn how it's treated.

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5

Ito Syndrome (Incontinentia Pigementi Achromians)

Ito syndrome (IS) is a rare condition that researchers believe iscaused by genetic irregularities. The conditionis not inherited, however,and a family history of IS is rare. IS is characterized by loss of skin color o...

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6

Huntington's Disease

Huntington's disease is a hereditary condition in which your brain's nerve cells gradually break down. It can cause physical and psychological symptoms.

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7

Aicardi Syndrome

Aicardi syndrome is a rare disorder that interferes with the formation of the corpus callosum. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and diagnosis.

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8

Tay-Sachs Disease

Tay-Sachs disease is a neurodegenerative disorder most commonly found in infants. Learn more about this rare disease.

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9

As Rare as it Gets: Chediak Higashi Syndrome

Chediak-Higashi Syndrome is a rare type of albinism that causes problems with your vision. Learn about the different types and possible symptoms.

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10

Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome

Basal cell nevus syndrome is a group of defects caused by a rare genetic condition. Learn about the symptoms and treatments for basal cell nevus syndrome.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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