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94 Possible Causes for Dehydration in Infancy

  • Hypersensitivity

    Non-IgE-Mediated Food Allergic Disorders (some appear to be T-cell-mediated) Affected group: Early infancy.[web.archive.org] Symptoms: Irritability, protracted vomiting 1 to 3 hours after feeding, bloody diarrhoea (may result in dehydration) anaemia, abdominal distension, failure to thrive.[web.archive.org]

  • Lactose Intolerance

    Lactose intolerance in adulthood is caused by reduced production of lactase after infancy (lactase nonpersistence).[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] If affected infants are not given a lactose-free infant formula, they may develop severe dehydration and weight loss.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyperkalemia

    Abstract Pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1 is a rare disorder characterized by renal resistance to aldosterone which may present with a salt wasting crisis in infancy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a neonate with hyponatremia, severe dehydration and refractory life threatening hyperkalemia who was treated with dietary sodium chloride supplementation, potassium[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infantile Gastroenteritis

    Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition: February 1992 Original Article: PDF Only Abstract Summary To explore different types of metabolic acidosis in acute gastroenteritis of infancy[journals.lww.com] , and to correlate it with nutritional status and clinical outcome, we examined prospectively 27 consecutive infants admitted with moderate to severe dehydration and arterial[journals.lww.com]

  • Neurocirculatory Asthenia

    .- ) R68.1 Nonspecific symptoms peculiar to infancy Excessive crying of infant Irritable infant Excludes: neonatal cerebral irritability ( P91.3 ) teething syndrome ( K00.7[apps.who.int] ) R68.2 Dry mouth, unspecified Excludes: dry mouth due to: · dehydration ( E86 ) · sicca syndrome [Sjögren] ( M35.0 ) salivary gland hyposecretion ( K11.7 ) R68.3 Clubbing[apps.who.int]

  • Pulmonary Infarction

    Dehydration: Particularly hyperosmolar dehydration has been incriminated for the formation of thrombi in children during infancy.[symptoma.com]

  • Gitelman Syndrome

    Also known as Bartter's syndrome, this condition begins in childhood and presents with short stature, polyuria, polydipsia, and a tendency to dehydration during infancy or[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rhabdomyolysis

    , visible salt precipitation after sweating, poor feeding and slow weight gain in infancy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] disorder, has been described among Israeli Bedouin kindred as an autosomal recessive form of isolated salt wasting in sweat, which leads to severe infantile hyponatremic dehydration[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyperpyrexia

    .- ) R68.1 Nonspecific symptoms peculiar to infancy Excessive crying of infant Irritable infant Excludes: neonatal cerebral irritability ( P91.3 ) teething syndrome ( K00.7[apps.who.int] ) R68.2 Dry mouth, unspecified Excludes: dry mouth due to: · dehydration ( E86 ) · sicca syndrome [Sjögren] ( M35.0 ) salivary gland hyposecretion ( K11.7 ) R68.3 Clubbing[apps.who.int]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    […] with massive diarrhea and dehydration.[pedsinreview.aappublications.org] […] antitrypsin excretion test Objectives After completing the article, readers should be able to: Explain why congenital mucosal malabsorptive defects almost always present in early infancy[pedsinreview.aappublications.org]

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