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467 Possible Causes for Delayed Growth and Development, Edema, Night Blindness

  • Myxedema

    It can also be thought as nonpitting edema, in contrast to pitting edema. Myxedema can occur in the lower leg (pretibial myxedema) and behind the eyes (exophthalmos).[] Poor growth, resulting in short stature Delayed development of permanent teeth Delayed puberty Poor mental development When to see a doctor See your doctor if you're feeling[] She had edema of the face (Panel A), coarse skin, thin hair, brittle nails, and nonpitting edema of the lower extremities (Panel B).[]

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

    To evaluate the efficacy of intravenous immunoglobulin in the treatment of cystoid macular edema and uveitis caused by juvenile retinitis pigmentosa in a woman interested[] According to the researchers, the study suggests controlled electrical stimulation of the retina releases growth factors which may delay degeneration of the retina from RP[] The left eye of the same patient revealed typical PPRCA phenotype, with no night blindness, normal field, and normal ERG.[]

  • Retinopathy

    Steroid Eye Drops For Diabetic Macular Edema Some individuals with diabetic macular edema may experience reduced symptoms and improved vision after treatment with corticosteroid[] Blood vessels constrict and can become obliterated, resulting in delays of normal retinal vascular development.[] The short duration and rapid progression of symptoms along with the lack of family history of night blindness prompted a diagnosis of autoimmune retinopathy (AIR).[]

  • Spleen Disease

    No edema was present. At this juncture the differential diagnosis for Mrs.[] Children and adolescents with Gaucher disease may experience a delay in growth and development.[] A subset of patients experience skin rash, edema, body cavity effusion, and neurologic changes[ 19 ].[]

  • Zinc Deficiency

    A 2-year-old boy with a history of food allergy presented with severe edema and erythema, excoriations and honey-colored crusting on both lower eyelids, and erythematous rash[] Individuals with zinc deficiency present with the following signs and symptoms: Delayed growth and development Fertility issues Diarrhea Unexplained weight loss Loss of appetite[] In children or adults, manifestations also include alopecia, impaired immunity, anorexia, dermatitis, night blindness, anemia, lethargy, and impaired wound healing.[]

  • Vitamin A Deficiency

    Slit lamp examination revealed a large epithelial defect and disciform stromal edema with ring infiltration in her right cornea.[] It may also lead to infections, gastroenteritis, delayed growth, and bone development. (Pregnancy Diet: Should You Really Eat For Two?) How Much Vitamin A Do You Need?[] She presented at 33 weeks of pregnancy with night blindness as a result of vitamin A deficiency.[]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    The Lund-Kennedy staging 44 of 14 patients with nasal polyps is shown on Chart 1 (mucosal edema, nasal discharge, and presence and size of polyps, bilaterally.[] […] to the results until completion of the third night ( Gozal 1997 ).[] Nasal polyps were staged according to Lund and Kennedy's 44 endoscopic staging criteria, which evaluated the following parameters: nasal mucosa edema, presence of discharge[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Heart Inspection Neck vein- distended/ not distended Clubbing of fingers-yes/no Cyanosis, central, peripheral Edema Palpation Apical pulse Capillary Refill Auscultation Heart[] Night blindness can increase fear of walking anywhere when it is dark.[] Patient’s general condition was good Patient’s personal hygiene was well maintained Patients was well hydrated Absence of edema General appearance: - Coarse facial appearance[]

  • Retinitis

    “This was upsetting to think that his vision was affected by the macular edema,” she continued. “We see this in so many diabetic patients.[] According to the researchers, the study suggests controlled electrical stimulation of the retina releases growth factors which may delay degeneration of the retina from RP[] In young patients with the symptom of night blindness, it is important to differentiate retinitis pigmentosa from stationary night blindness.[]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Medical Definition of malabsorption syndrome : a syndrome resulting from malabsorption that is typically characterized by weakness, diarrhea, muscle cramps, edema, and loss[] […] over time as a result of chronic malabsorption: Anemia Delayed growth and development in children Difficulty concentrating, confusion, and sometimes personality changes Malnutrition[] Impaired absorption of vitamin A could result in poor vision and night blindness as well as dermatitis.[]

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