childhood disintegrative disorder

(redirected from Dementia infantilis)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

childhood disintegrative disorder

severe regression including loss of bowel and bladder control in a previously normal child aged 2-10 years old.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
An idiopathic condition of toddlers which is characterised by rapid deterioration of mental and social functions and motor control
Aetiology Unknown
Management As for autism
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

Patient discussion about childhood disintegrative disorder

Q. Whether it`s possible for Bipolar disorder in children?

A. It is possible for children to suffer with bipolar disorder. It is a tricky diagnosis in children I would strongly suggest professional help when dealing with children with bipolar disorder.
I wouldnt trust the diagnosis of a GP, I would suggest getting a referal to a pediatric psychiatrist for a through evaluation and proper treatment

More discussions about childhood disintegrative disorder
This content is provided by iMedix and is subject to iMedix Terms. The Questions and Answers are not endorsed or recommended and are made available by patients, not doctors.