Diagnostic Indicators

CCDS symptoms can include, but are not limited to:

  • Developmental Delay
  • Hypotonia
  • Movement Disorders
  • Feeding Intolerances
  • Hyperactivity
  • Speech & Language Delay
  • Seizures
  • Autistic-Like Behavior

CCDS patients are often first diagnosed with other disorders, including:

  • Developmental Delay/Disability
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Cerebra Palsy
  • Unknown Mitochondrial Disorder
  • Movement Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Autism
It is encouraged that patients carrying one or more of the above diagnoses be screened for CCDS as early as possible.

Suspicion of CCDS may also increase if there are siblings with any of the above symptoms or diagnoses.

Early detection is critical. Proper diagnosis and early intervention are critical to improving life quality and longevity of the CCDS patient.

It is encouraged that newborns, with these symptoms, be screened for CCDS as early as possible.