This is a disorder that is genetically inherited. There is increased rate of growth for all those who are suffering from this disease. The excess growth is only in the first two to three years after birth. The main disorders that come with this illness include:
Having a retard mind (autism),
The motors are delayed,
The muscle tone can be low
They have speech impairment
The children affected by this disease tend to be larger at birth than normal. This is because they are taller, much heavier and their heads are larger. There are many signs of this disorder though they vary from one child to the other.
The occurrence of Sotos syndrome is a sporadically occurring case and sometimes family cases. It is almost similar to the weaver syndrome.
They are not that common. According to researches there is one birth with the Sotos syndrome in every 14,000 births.