Psychomotor regression

Last updated: Friday, 28, January, 2011
Key InformationAppropriate Tests

Psychomotor development is initially normal but deteriorates during infancy or early childhood.

See also Psychomotor retardation

Non-genetic

SSPE 

See under Measles

Cerebral tumour

Hypothyroidism

Heavy metal exposure/toxicity, especially

Genetic

Lysosomal storage diseases

Peroxisomal disorders

Mitochondrial disorders

Rett syndrome 

Molecular genetics.

Carbohydrate deficient glycoprotein syndromes 

Carbohydrate-deficient transferrin.

Trace elements disease, especially

 


Copper

Metabolic disease

Aminoacidurias, especially

  • Phenylketonuria
  • Lowe syndrome

 

See under Neonatal screening

Organic acidaemias, especially

  • Propionic acidaemia

Hyperammonaemia

Hypoglycaemia

Lesch-Nyhan syndrome

Urate; urate - urine.