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Intellectual impairment

Intellectual impairment: Introduction

Intellectual impairment: The impairment of ones cognition. See detailed information below for a list of 367 causes of Intellectual impairment, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Intellectual impairment: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Intellectual impairment

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Causes of Intellectual impairment listed in Disease Database:

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Definitions of Intellectual impairment:

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 Intellectual impairment

The list below shows some of the causes of Intellectual impairment mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Intellectual impairment?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Intellectual impairment. Of the 367 causes of Intellectual impairment that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 8 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 16 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 343 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Intellectual impairment:

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Conditions listing medical complications: Intellectual impairment:

The following list of medical conditions have Intellectual impairment 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 Intellectual impairment:

Mental retardation, Oligophrenia, Learning disability, Cognitive development disorder, ESN, Educationally sub-normal, IQ low
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Medical Conditions associated with Intellectual impairment:

Cognitive impairment (3664 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Cognitive symptoms (3664 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes)

Symptoms related to Intellectual impairment:

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