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568 Possible Causes for Constipation, Down Syndrome, Pica

  • Iron Deficiency

    (an irresistible urge to move the legs when sitting or lying down).[merckmanuals.com] If you have one of these problems, you may have other gut symptoms such as stomach pains, constipation, or diarrhoea.[patient.info] […] here is related to a 5-year-old girl referred with an abdominal mass and anemia, diagnosed with Rapunzel syndrome and developing trichobezoar due to iron deficiency and pica[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Celiac Disease

    Down syndrome and celiac disease. J Pediatr Gastroent Nutr 21:443-445, 1995. George EK at al. High frequency of celiac disease in Down syndrome. J Peds 128:555-557.[ds-health.com] This study aims to determine the prevalence of CD in patients with chronic constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Genetic syndromes such as Turner and Down syndromes are associated with an increased risk for celiac disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Strongyloidiasis

    Walker AC, Blake G, Downing D (1976) A Syndrome of Partial Intestinal Obstruction Due to Strongyloides Stercoralis. 9.[doi.org] All patients presented with gastrointestinal symptoms (abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation and paralytic ileus), as well as pulmonary symptoms (cough, dyspnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe infection of the intestine is debilitating and causes vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation. This is often associated with the autoinfective cycle.[histopathology-india.net]

  • Childhood Celiac Disease

    One child had Down syndrome, and one child had Hashimoto’s thyroiditis with hypothyroidism.[bmcgastroenterol.biomedcentral.com] Abstract Persistent pica may be either a cause or a result of iron deficiency.[hero.epa.gov] syndrome Turner syndrome Williams syndrome A relative with celiac disease[gikids.org]

  • Congenital Malrotation of the Colon

    Approximately 8% of infants with Down syndrome have duodenal atresia. [3] Diagnosis [ edit ] The diagnosis of duodenal atresia is usually confirmed by radiography .[en.wikipedia.org] Prevention of a Volvulus In adults, eating a healthy diet and preventing constipation can lessen the chances of a secondary volvulus developing from constipation.[floridasurgicalclinic.com] […] congenital;cca;beals syndrome; beals-hecht syndrome; cca syndrome; distal arthrogryposis type 9 Related symptoms: Autosomal dominant inheritance Global developmental delay Pica[mendelian.co]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    In the second case, young man with Down syndrome was found dead in his room in a nursing facility.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She developed persistent non-bilious vomiting that was associated with constipation soon after birth.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] abdominal and/or pelvic surgery (particularly with open surgical techniques) Hernia Chronic constipation Cholelithiasis Inflammatory bowel disease Ingested foreign bodies: pica[unboundmedicine.com]

  • Anemia

    syndrome Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Figure 2 Evaluation of normocytic anemia.[dx.doi.org] Those that do may exhibit lethargy, poor feeding, constipation, and a hoarse cry. Another telltale sign is prolonged jaundice.[verywell.com] This behavior is called " pica " (pronounced pie-kuh). Pica often occurs in children who are low in iron and can cause constipation.[healthychildren.org]

  • Stroke

    Down syndrome patients with congenital heart defect have higher CD prevalence as compared to patients without congenital heart defect, and CD prevalence in Down syndrome patients[doi.org] Loss of bowel control or constipation also may occur after a stroke.[web.archive.org] Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Arteries (PICA), which branch from the vertebral arteries, are not shown.[web.archive.org]

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    syndrome, and a number of other associated diseases [ 16 ].[web.archive.org] Clinical study results in patients with Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C) are also reviewed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Gut 2002; 51: 536-539 41 Di Paolo MC, Paoluzi OA, Pica R et al.[doi.org]

  • Mental Retardation

    What is Down syndrome?[chw.org] Constipation with acquired megarectum in children with autism. Pediatrics. 2003 ; 112 : 939 – 942 Malow BA. Sleep disorders, epilepsy, and autism.[doi.org] ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS • Self injury • Pica • CP • Epilepsy • Toilet probs • Sleep disorders • Eating problems • Poisoning • Sexual abuse • Learning disorders • Behavior problems[slideshare.net]

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