Microcephaly: Cause, Complications & Diagnosis
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What causes microcephaly? 3 possible conditions

Infant growth is measured in a number of ways. Height (length) and weight, for instance, are common measures used by your doctor to determine if your infant is growing normally. Another measure of infant growth is head circumference, or the size of your... Read more

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

1

Down Syndrome

Down syndrome (sometimes spelled "Down's syndrome") is a genetic abnormality. It is the most common single cause of birth defects in the United States.

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2

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) occurs when a baby is born with varied mental and physical defects due to the mother consuming alcohol during pregnancy.

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3

Phenylketonuria

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

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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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