How do doctors diagnose Sotos syndrome?

Doctors can diagnose Sotos syndrome with one or more of the following tests:

  • Review of your child’s medical and family history
  • Physical exam
  • Genetic testing (usually with a blood test)
  • Brain imaging with an MRI scan that usually shows distinctive features

How do doctors treat Sotos syndrome?

There is no specific medicine for Sotos syndrome. Every person with Sotos syndrome has different symptoms. The care team will talk with you to make a treatment plan based on your child’s symptoms and medical needs.

Rev. 6/2018. This handout is intended to provide health information so that you can be better informed. It is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be used to treatment of any medical conditions.