Mild mental retardation in Swedish school children. II. Etiologic and pathogenetic aspects.

@article{Hagberg1981MildMR,
  title={Mild mental retardation in Swedish school children. II. Etiologic and pathogenetic aspects.},
  author={Bengt Hagberg and Gudrun Hagberg and A Lewerth and Uno Lindberg},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1981},
  volume={70 4},
  pages={445-52}
}
The etiology and pathogenesis of mild mental retardation (MMR) (IQ 50--70) were analysed in an unselected series of 91 Swedish school children with this condition born 1966--70. The cause was considered to be prenatal in 23%, including 5% genetic, prenatal unknown in 10% and alcohol fetopathy in 8%. A perinatal cause--mainly asphyxia combined with fetal deprivation--was found in 18% and a postnatal in 2%. In 55% the cause was untraceable. Half of these latter children had close relatives with… CONTINUE READING

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