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1,433 Possible Causes for Calcium Deficiency, Small for Age

  • Vitamin D Deficiency

    Am J Med 2002 ; 112 : 659 – 62 . 49 Rickets due to calcium deficiency .[doi.org] OBJECTIVE: To determine whether maternal vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy is associated with small for gestational age (SGA).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: developing countries; gestational diabetes mellitus; low birth weight; maternal; neonatal; obstetric; pre-eclampsia; pregnancy; small for gestational age; vitamin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fetal Malnutrition

    Calcium deficiency can lead to poor fetal skeletal development.[momjunction.com] The ICD code P05 is used to code Small for gestational age Small for gestational age (SGA) embryos are those who are smaller in size than normal for the gestational age, most[icd.codes] For example, calcium deficiency can affect the growth of bones and teeth.[healthengine.com.au]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    Serum calcium, magnesium and phosphorus - to detect deficiencies which can affect many metabolic processes.[patient.info] Age-adjusted small bowel length and ICV are the major predictors of weaning from PN.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As most patients with SBS have intact duodenum and proximal jejunum, deficiencies of these entities are rare but tend to develop calcium and magnesium deficiency. [8] Having[dx.doi.org]

  • Hypocalcemia

    Learn about this topic in these articles: description In calcium deficiency Severe calcium deficiency, or hypocalcemia, which is defined as a reduction of calcium levels in[britannica.com] Risk factors for early-onset hypocalcemia include prematurity, being small for gestational age, maternal diabetes, and perinatal asphyxia. Mechanisms vary.[msdmanuals.com] , you won’t become calcium deficient overnight.[healthline.com]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Protein depletion can lead to impaired bone formation and osteoporosis, and calcium deficiency leads to weakening and demineralization of the bone, causing a condition called[web.archive.org] The child was hospitalized at 4 months of age for malabsorption syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] intestine stricture fistula Clinical Manifestation: The symptoms may begin at any age, including infancy, but onset after 60is uncommon.[pinkwhalehealthcare.com]

  • Steatorrhea

    Bone defects: Can be due to vitamin D deficiency or calcium malabsorption.[hawaii.edu] Serum fat-soluble vitamin deficiency and abnormal calcium metabolism after malabsorptive bariatric surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2004 Jan. 8(1):48-55; discussion 54-5.[emedicine.medscape.com] Serum fat-soluble vitamin deficiency and abnormal calcium metabolism after malabsorptive bariatric surgery. J Gastrointest Surg . 2004 Jan. 8(1):48-55; discussion 54-5.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Secondary Malnutrition

    […] anaemia, pernicious anaemia (lack of vitamin B12), brittle bone syndrome (calcium), infertility, and many other signs of nutrient deficiencies.[health24.com] But half of Madagascar’s children are so chronically malnourished they grow up too small for their age, a condition known as stunting.[theguardian.com] Children with marasmus are small for their age. Since their immune systems are weakened, they suffer from frequent infections.[healthofchildren.com]

  • Calcium Deficiency

    […] with calcium deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other signs of a bad diet are gliders that are underweight and small for their age.[azeah.com] Risk factors for infants include being small for their age and maternal diabetes.[healthline.com]

  • Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis

    Symptoms include mild dehydration ; muscle weakness or paralysis (due to potassium deficiency); kidney stones (due to excess calcium in the urine); and bone fragility and[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Her birthweight was 1,430 g, making her small for gestational age. Apgar scores were 7 and 9 at 1 and 5 minutes, respectively.[pedsinreview.aappublications.org] Immunocytochemical localization of vacuolar H -ATPase and Cl -HCO 3 anion exchanger (erythrocyte band-3 protein) in avian osteoclasts: effect of calcium-deficient diet on[doi.org]

  • Renal Tubular Acidosis

    […] phosphate stones Urine pH 5.5 Type IV (hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism) Diabetic nephropathy Mineralocorticoid deficiency Sickle cell disease Systemic lupus erythematosus[medbullets.com] This usually improves or stops with advancing age.[cybernephrology.ualberta.ca] Rickets is a condition in which abnormal bone formation is caused by a deficiency of calcium and vitamin D.[medfriendly.com]

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