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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).[] If you have one of these problems, you may have other gut symptoms such as stomach pains, constipation, or diarrhoea.[] […] 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[]

  • 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.[] This study aims to determine the prevalence of CD in patients with chronic constipation.[] Genetic syndromes such as Turner and Down syndromes are associated with an increased risk for celiac disease.[]

  • Strongyloidiasis

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

  • Childhood Celiac Disease

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

  • 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 .[] Prevention of a Volvulus In adults, eating a healthy diet and preventing constipation can lessen the chances of a secondary volvulus developing from constipation.[] […] congenital;cca;beals syndrome; beals-hecht syndrome; cca syndrome; distal arthrogryposis type 9 Related symptoms: Autosomal dominant inheritance Global developmental delay Pica[]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

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

  • Anemia

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

  • 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[] Loss of bowel control or constipation also may occur after a stroke.[] Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Arteries (PICA), which branch from the vertebral arteries, are not shown.[]

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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

  • Mental Retardation

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

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