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child:communication:language-disorder [2019/05/29 08:16]
psychdb [Pathophysiology]
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     * Language delay is often the presenting feature of intellectual disability, and the definitive diagnosis may not be made until the child is able to complete standardized assessments. A separate diagnosis is not given unless the language deficits are clearly in excess of the intellectual limitations.     * Language delay is often the presenting feature of intellectual disability, and the definitive diagnosis may not be made until the child is able to complete standardized assessments. A separate diagnosis is not given unless the language deficits are clearly in excess of the intellectual limitations.
   * **Neurological disorders**   * **Neurological disorders**
-    * Language disorder can be acquired in association with neurological disorders, such as epilepsy, stroke, [[neurology:​approaches:aphasia|aphasia]],​ or Landau-Kleffner syndrome (also known as infantile acquired aphasia). If there are symptoms of seizures, a detailed [[neurology:​approaches:seizures|neurologic and seizure history]] and diagnostic investigations should be ordered (e.g. - [[neurology:​investigations:eeg|]])+    * Language disorder can be acquired in association with neurological disorders, such as epilepsy, stroke, [[neurology:​approach-aphasia|aphasia]],​ or Landau-Kleffner syndrome (also known as infantile acquired aphasia). If there are symptoms of seizures, a detailed [[neurology:​approach-seizures|neurologic and seizure history]] and diagnostic investigations should be ordered (e.g. - [[neurology:​eeg]])
   * **[[child:​asd|Autism Spectrum Disorder]]**   * **[[child:​asd|Autism Spectrum Disorder]]**
     * Loss of speech and language in a child younger than 3 years may be a sign of autism spectrum disorder (with developmental regression) or a specific neurological condition, such as Landau-Kleffner syndrome. ​     * Loss of speech and language in a child younger than 3 years may be a sign of autism spectrum disorder (with developmental regression) or a specific neurological condition, such as Landau-Kleffner syndrome. ​