What are the symptoms of Sotos syndrome?
The symptoms of Sotos syndrome can affect your child’s development and body. Symptoms can be different for every person.
- Developmental delays, especially motor skills such as crawling and walking
- Poor coordination, which can improve
- Poor feeding in infancy, which can improve
- Problems with speech and language, including delays, stuttering and a monotone (flat) voice
- Behavioral issues
- Delays in cognitive development (how your child thinks, solves problems and makes decisions) that can improve
- Larger-than-average size at birth, especially larger head size.
- Usually taller than siblings and peers during childhood, but adult height is usually normal.
- Distinctive facial appearance, including a large head; long, narrow face; high forehead; and small chin. The outside corners of the eyes point downward. The facial appearance changes over time.
- Weak muscle tone (hypotonia)
- Flexible joints
- Flat feet
- Curving of the spine (scoliosis)