Emotional, behavioral, and cognitive status of children with cerebral gigantism

Christopher K. Varley, Keith Crnic

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Eleven children with cerebral gigantism or Sotos’ syndrome were assessed regarding their cognitive, emotional, and behavioral status. The children demonstrated high rates of emotional and behavioral disorders, but no specific pattern or personality style was detected. On the cognitive assessments, all of the children presented with cognitive impairment or mental retardation, the range of which was variable. As with other syndromes associated with developmental delay, there was a wide range of expression of problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)132-134
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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