This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
|Global developmental delay||0001263|
Mental retardation, nonspecific
Mental-retardation[ more ]
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
Increased width of the forehead
Wide forehead[ more ]
Increased size of skull
Large head circumference[ more ]
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
Absence of eyeballs
Failure of development of eyeball
No eyeball[ more ]
|Atrial septal defect||
An opening in the wall separating the top two chambers of the heart
Hole in heart wall separating two upper heart chambers[ more ]
|Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder||
Attention deficit disorder
Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder
Childhood attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder[ more ]
Cleft roof of mouth
Poor feeding[ more ]
Acid reflux disease
Heartburn[ more ]
Missing part of vertebrae
Widely spaced eyes[ more ]
Little lower jaw
Small lower jaw[ more ]
Abnormally small eyeball
Low or weak muscle tone
Nearsightedness[ more ]
Having too much body fat
|Optic nerve coloboma||0000588|
Abnormal curving of the spine
Squint eyes[ more ]
Fluid-filled cyst in spinal cord
|1%-4% of people have these symptoms|
|Feeding difficulties in infancy||0008872|
|Percent of people who have these symptoms is not available through HPO|
|Delayed speech and language development||
Deficiency of speech development
Delayed language development
Delayed speech acquisition
Delayed speech development
Impaired speech and language development
Impaired speech development
Language development deficit
Late-onset speech development
Poor language development
Speech and language delay
Speech and language difficulties
Speech delay[ more ]
Decreased size of midface
Underdevelopment of midface[ more ]
If you need medical advice, you can look for doctors or other healthcare professionals who have experience with this disease. You may find these specialists through advocacy organizations, clinical trials, or articles published in medical journals. You may also want to contact a university or tertiary medical center in your area, because these centers tend to see more complex cases and have the latest technology and treatments.
If you can’t find a specialist in your local area, try contacting national or international specialists. They may be able to refer you to someone they know through conferences or research efforts. Some specialists may be willing to consult with you or your local doctors over the phone or by email if you can't travel to them for care.
You can find more tips in our guide, How to Find a Disease Specialist. We also encourage you to explore the rest of this page to find resources that can help you find specialists.
Related diseases are conditions that have similar signs and symptoms. A health care provider may consider these conditions in the table below when making a diagnosis. Please note that the table may not include all the possible conditions related to this disease.
Conditions with similar signs and symptoms from Orphanet
Differential diagnosis includes many entities presenting with a developmental delay with or without autistic features and minor dysmorphisms.
Visit the Orphanet disease page for more information.
Research helps us better understand diseases and can lead to advances in diagnosis and treatment. This section provides resources to help you learn about medical research and ways to get involved.
Support and advocacy groups can help you connect with other patients and families, and they can provide valuable services. Many develop patient-centered information and are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct you to research, resources, and services. Many organizations also have experts who serve as medical advisors or provide lists of doctors/clinics. Visit the group’s website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
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