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787 Possible Causes for Chronic Failure to Thrive

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Due to the associated enteropathy, patients often present with failure to thrive, chronic diarrhea and anemia due to micronutrient (mainly folate, vitamin B12) malabsorption[jdmdonline.biomedcentral.com]

  • Constipation

    […] and fatigue Edema (hypoproteinemia) Osteoporosis Children — signs and symptoms Failure to thrive, weight loss, growth failure Vomiting Chronic diarrhea Abdominal distension[worldgastroenterology.org] […] or intermittent diarrhea (e.g., IBS) Iron-deficiency anemia Failure to thrive Weight loss Growth failure Delayed puberty Primary or secondary amenorrhea Persistent fatigue[worldgastroenterology.org] Adults — signs and symptoms Chronic diarrhea (formerly considered the most common symptom) Weight loss Iron-deficiency anemia Abdominal distension due to bloating Malaise[worldgastroenterology.org]

  • Hypersensitivity

    Symptoms: Malabsorption, chronic diarrhoea, steatorrhoea, abdominal distension, flatulence, weight loss or failure to thrive.[web.archive.org] […] and fatigue Edema (hypoproteinemia) Osteoporosis Children — signs and symptoms Failure to thrive, weight loss, growth failure Vomiting Chronic diarrhea Abdominal distension[worldgastroenterology.org] […] or intermittent diarrhea (e.g., IBS) Iron-deficiency anemia Failure to thrive Weight loss Growth failure Delayed puberty Primary or secondary amenorrhea Persistent fatigue[worldgastroenterology.org]

  • Short Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency

    Reports on magnetic resonance imaging findings in patients with short chain acyl -Coenzyme A dehydrogenase (SCAD) deficiency, an autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the acyl-Coenzyme A dehydrogenase (ACADS), are limited. Many asymptomatic carriers of ACAD variants have also been described[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tonsillitis

    […] to thrive, and sometimes even heart problems.[health24.com] Chronic mouth breathing. This may sometimes cause the teeth to become badly aligned (malocclusion).[health24.com] […] asleep) Frequent awakening from sleep Restless sleep Nightmares Bed wetting Such sleep-related problems can lead to the development of mood changes, excessive sleepiness, failure[health24.com]

  • Food Allergy

    The most prominent clinical features of FPIES are repetitive emesis, pallor, and lethargy; chronic FPIES can lead to failure to thrive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and fatigue Edema (hypoproteinemia) Osteoporosis Children — signs and symptoms Failure to thrive, weight loss, growth failure Vomiting Chronic diarrhea Abdominal distension[web.archive.org] […] or intermittent diarrhea (e.g., IBS) Iron-deficiency anemia Failure to thrive Weight loss Growth failure Delayed puberty Primary or secondary amenorrhea Persistent fatigue[web.archive.org]

  • Metabolic Syndrome

    Undernutrition is a condition in which there is insufficient food to meet energy needs; its main characteristics include weight loss, failure to thrive, and wasting of body[britannica.com] […] so-called diseases of civilization—for example, heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes—will be the focus of this article, the most significant nutrition-related disease is chronic[britannica.com]

  • Arthritis

    In young children, gastrointestinal presentations are common and include chronic diarrhea, failure to thrive, and abdominal distention; however, extraintestinal manifestations[doi.org]

  • Hypogonadism

    In young children, gastrointestinal presentations are common and include chronic diarrhea, failure to thrive, and abdominal distention; however, extraintestinal manifestations[dx.doi.org]

  • Esophagitis

    […] to thrive Unknown Overview Eosinophilic esophagitis is a chronic immune disorder in which a build-up of white blood cells causes inflammation of the lining of the esophagus[nm.org] , nausea, vomiting/regurgitation (sick going up and down inside), weight loss or failure to thrive, and fatigue.[gutscharity.org.uk] Dysphagia Chest or upper abdominal pain Food stuck in the esophagus Heartburn that doesn’t respond to medication Regurgitation In children: vomiting, poor weight gain or failure[nm.org]

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