Developmental Coordination Disorder Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jan 04, 2022
  • Author: Stephen L Nelson, Jr, MD, PhD, FAACPDM, FAAN, FAAP, FANA; Chief Editor: Caroly Pataki, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

In addition to the conditions listed in the differential diagnosis, other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Muscular dystrophy

  • Congenital hypotonia

  • Progressive metabolic disorders

  • Ataxia

  • Visual disorders

  • Diffuse central nervous system (CNS) storage disease

  • Slow virus infection

  • Congenital brain malformations

  • Traumatic brain injury

  • Malignancy

  • Inflammatory brain disorders

  • Autsim spectrum disorder [33]

Differential Diagnoses