Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Down syndrome is the most common genetic condition in the United States. It causes physical and mental developmental delays and disabilities.
Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect muscle movement and coordination. Learn about the causes, types, symptoms, and treatment of cerebral palsy.
Hydrocephalus is a condition that occurs when fluid builds up in the skull and causes the brain to swell. The name means "water on the brain."
Lead is a toxic metal and a very strong poison. Lead poisoning is serious and sometimes fatal. Discover the causes, treatments, and tips for prevention.
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."…
Tay-Sachs disease is a neurodegenerative disorder most commonly found in infants. Learn more about this rare disease.
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