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Learning disability

Learning disability: Introduction

Learning disability: A disorder that is characterized by a difficulty in learning and applying knowledge. See detailed information below for a list of 397 causes of Learning disability, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Learning disability

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Learning disability: Symptom Checker

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Learning disability Treatments

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Learning disability: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Learning disability may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Learning disability

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Misdiagnosis and Learning disability

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or vaginal itch), which are obvious...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). One...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be too small...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See ...read more »

Learning disability: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Learning disability

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Learning disability: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Learning disability listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Learning disability as a symptom include:

Article Excerpts about Learning disability

LD is a disorder that affects people's ability to either interpret what they see and hear or to link... (Source: excerpt from Learning Disabilities: NIMH)

Definitions of Learning disability:

Subnormal intellectual functioning which originates during the developmental period. This has multiple potential etiologies, including genetic defects and perinatal insults. Intelligence quotient (IQ) scores are commonly used to determine whether an individual is mentally retarded. IQ scores between 70 and 79 are in the borderline mentally retarded range. Scores below 67 are in the retarded range. (Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch55, p28)
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Detailed list of causes of Learning disability

The list below shows some of the causes of Learning disability mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Learning disability?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Learning disability. Of the 397 causes of Learning disability that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 9 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 13 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 373 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Learning disability:

The following list of conditions have 'Learning disability' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Learning disability:

The following list of medical conditions have Learning disability or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Learning disability:

Cognitive development disorder, ESN, Educationally sub-normal, IQ low, Intellectual impairment, Mental retardation, Oligophrenia
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Classifications of Learning disability:

Medical Conditions associated with Learning disability:

Learning disabilities (435 causes), Developmental problems (4007 causes), Infant symptoms (2900 causes), School problems (520 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Cognitive symptoms (3664 causes), Developmental symptoms (4007 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Child health symptoms (230 causes)

Symptoms related to Learning disability:

Developmental delay, Speech symptoms (1393 causes), Difficulty reading, 3-Methylglutaconic aciduria type 1, 3-Methylglutaconic aciduria type 3, 3-Methylglutaconic aciduria type 4, 47, XYY syndrome, 48, XXXY syndrome, 49, XXXXX syndrome, 6-Pyruvoyl tetrahydropterin synthase deficiency, Adenylosuccinate lyase deficiency, Aicardi Goutieres syndrome, Aicardi's syndrome, Akesson syndrome

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Medical News summaries about Learning disability

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Learning disability

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