The symptoms of FSH dystrophy may appear during childhood with severe facial and limb weakness or develop slowly and gradually in adulthood with progressive difficulty closing the eyes, moving the face, lifting objects or walking. The disease is caused by degeneration of muscle due to a specific...
Children with feeding disorders do not consume enough food (or liquid or a broad enough variety of food) to gain weight and grow normally.
Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the leading known preventable cause of non-inherited intellectual disabilities and birth defects, and is the most extreme case of pre-natal alcohol exposure.
Plagiocephaly, or flat head syndrome, is a very common and very treatable disorder that causes a baby’s head to have a flattened appearance.
Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the leading known inherited cause of intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Over 100,000 Americans have FXS; moreover, it is estimated that over one million are Fragile X carriers. Nationally, over one million individuals have ASDs, which is a...
Conversion disorder, also known as functional neurological symptom disorder, is characterized by symptoms affecting the nervous system.