Psychomotor retardation

Last updated: Tuesday, 21, December, 2010
Key InformationAppropriate Tests

Psychomotor development is abnormal from the time of birth.

See also Psychomotor regression

Chromosomal abnormalities 

Cytogenetics (constitutional).

Clinical genetic syndromes 

  • Fragile X syndrome

Molecular genetic techniques are available at specialised centres for an increasing number of syndromes - consult pathologist.

See also Fragile X syndrome testing