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A 52-year-old female asked about a 27-year-old male:

My son has cerebral palsy, autism, catatonic schizophrenia, seizures, mental retardation, lower left lobe of brain is missing, strabismus and was born?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marie Trenga
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Multiple conditions: It sounds like your son has many challenges. You do not mention his age, but the under age 3 the early intervention program and over 3 your local school district provide services at no charge. Families with exceptional children have a lot of stress so make sure to take care of yourself. Check with your sons doctor for local services that can help you.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
Etiology (cause)?: Could something have disrupted development of the fetal brain, which forms the 3rd-10th week after conception ; continues to form during pregnancy ; beyond? With a referral from your pediatrician, a pediatric neurologist, developmental/behavioral pediatrician, ; geneticist can look for genetic ; other medical causes of your son's condition. Unfortunately, a cause is not always found.
Last updated Jun 11, 2018

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