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50 Possible Causes for Albumin Decreased, Delayed Growth and Development, Night Blindness

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    […] over time as a result of chronic malabsorption: Anemia Delayed growth and development in children Difficulty concentrating, confusion, and sometimes personality changes Malnutrition[] Prothrombin time- Vitamin K level decreased 3. Serum albumin- Decreased (protein loss) 4.[] Impaired absorption of vitamin A could result in poor vision and night blindness as well as dermatitis.[]

  • Tropical Sprue

    Blood tests are done, which shows that the patient has decreased levels of vitamins A, B12, E, D, and K and also decreased levels of serum calcium, albumin and folate.[] In children, sprue leads to: Delay in the maturing of bones (skeletal maturation) Growth failure Call your health care provider if: Tropical sprue symptoms get worse or do[] People with this disorder may also experience a profound loss of appetite (anorexia), a sore tongue, night blindness, weight loss, a loss of strength and energy (asthenia)[]

  • Zinc Deficiency

    Individuals with zinc deficiency present with the following signs and symptoms: Delayed growth and development Fertility issues Diarrhea Unexplained weight loss Loss of appetite[] However, no studies have directly related hormone concentrations to decreases or increases in zinc intake.[] In children or adults, manifestations also include alopecia, impaired immunity, anorexia, dermatitis, night blindness, anemia, lethargy, and impaired wound healing.[]

  • Vitamin A Deficiency

    It may also lead to infections, gastroenteritis, delayed growth, and bone development. (Pregnancy Diet: Should You Really Eat For Two?) How Much Vitamin A Do You Need?[] If levels of either albumin, prealbumin or RBP are decreased, interpretation of retinol levels may be falsely reduced and should, therefore, be considered with caution.[] She presented at 33 weeks of pregnancy with night blindness as a result of vitamin A deficiency.[]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    […] to the results until completion of the third night ( Gozal 1997 ).[] […] that while participants were aware of the intervention being administered; all were reportedly unaware of the purpose of the trial with participants and sleep technicians blinded[]

  • Celiac Disease

    albumin level Malnutrition Elevated calcium level, decreased phosphate level Vitamin D deficiency, secondary hyperparathyroidism Thrombocytosis, leukocytosis General inflammatory[] These cases consisted of subjects presenting with various GIS symptoms and indicated for endoscopy (with chronic diarrhea, delayed growth and development, abdominal pains,[] […] folate deficiency) Growth failure in children Bone pain (osteoporosis and osteopenia, vitamin D and calcium deficiency) Muscle cramps (magnesium and calcium deficiency) Night[]

  • Secondary Biliary Cirrhosis

    Data from liver function tests usually show elevated transaminase levels, elevated bilirubin levels, and decreased values for albumin and clotting factors.[] Corbett et al reported that delayed diagnosis of CF predisposed to the development of CFLD.[] blindness Abdominal or stomach pain on the right side Bone thinning or osteoporosis Fatty deposits around the eyes Fluid retention Thyroid problems Dry mouth Dry eyes Arthritis[]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Among younger children, ulcerative colitis may delay growth and development.[] (n 19) or oral 5‐ASA 0.5 g three times per day (n 19) for two years in an investigator‐blind trial.[] Although ulcerative colitis is uncommon in children, it can have more severe effects than in adults if it is not treated, such as delayed or stunted growth.[]

  • Kwashiorkor

    Development is delayed due to lack of the nutrients and protein essential for optimum brain growth.[] Hypovolemic shock: The incompetent fatty liver in Kwashiorkor will decrease the albumin production and decrease the osmotic gradient in the intracellular spaces.[] Vitamin A deficiency can have ocular effects, causing night blindness among other problems; vitamin D deficiency can have bony effects; vitamin E deficiency can cause neuropathy[]

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    albumin excretion (a marker of early-stage diabetic nephropathy) [ 45-47 ].[] This is followed by delayed development, with deceleration of head growth, hypotonia, and ataxia, followed in one‐third of children by dyskinesias (choreo‐athetosis, hemiballismus[] It is manifested with reduced night vision, night blindness, and xerophthalmia.[]

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