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What are common complications of degenerative developmental disabilities?

Degenerative developmental disabilities can have serious complications. When development is impaired, both physical and mental disabilities can occur, and these may be severe. Some people who have degenerative developmental disorders may have heart trouble, bone growth problems, or seizures.

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What are degenerative developmental disabilities?
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The causes of degenerative developmental disabilities vary. They may be caused by metabolic disorder...
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What are the symptoms of degenerative developmental disabilities?
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Symptoms of degenerative developmental disabilities usually emerge as children grow. Children may be...
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Can surgery help treat people with degenerative physical disabilities?
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Sometimes surgery is part of the treatment for degenerative physical disabilities. For example, Re...
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What increases the risk of degenerative developmental disabilities?
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The risk factors for many degenerative developmental disabilities are unknown.  However, some degene...
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