What causes mental retardation and short stature? 3 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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Fanconi Anemia

Fanconi anemia or FA is a genetic disorder that results in bone marrow failure. It is a recessive gene disorder. This means that in order for you to develop FA, your parents will both have to have the defective FA gene...

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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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Aarskog Syndrome

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

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
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