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452 Possible Causes for Delayed Growth and Development, Failure to Thrive, Night Blindness

  • Zinc Deficiency

    Individuals with zinc deficiency present with the following signs and symptoms: Delayed growth and development Fertility issues Diarrhea Unexplained weight loss Loss of appetite[symptoma.com] Links: acrodermatitis enteropathica diarrhoea alopecia failure to thrive taste disturbance[gpnotebook.co.uk] In children or adults, manifestations also include alopecia, impaired immunity, anorexia, dermatitis, night blindness, anemia, lethargy, and impaired wound healing.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    […] over time as a result of chronic malabsorption: Anemia Delayed growth and development in children Difficulty concentrating, confusion, and sometimes personality changes Malnutrition[labtestsonline.org] Herein, we describe a 14-year-old girl who presented with anemia, failure to thrive, osteoporosis, zinc, and vitamin deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Impaired absorption of vitamin A could result in poor vision and night blindness as well as dermatitis.[web.archive.org]

  • Vitamin A Deficiency

    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?[food.ndtv.com] A 7-month-old infant with failure to thrive and malnutrition developed a corneal ulcer. Fortified antibiotic eye drops were administered without improvement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She presented at 33 weeks of pregnancy with night blindness as a result of vitamin A deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Growth Failure

    Treatment The treatment depends on the cause of the delayed growth and development.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Presentation on theme: "Faltering growth(failure to thrive)"— Presentation transcript: 1 Faltering growth(failure to thrive) refers to not only failure of growth(suboptimal[slideplayer.com] He also had metaphyseal dysplasia, night blindness, and renal dysfunction with mutations in IFT172.[academic.oup.com]

  • 3Beta-Hydroxy-Delta5-C27-Steroid Oxidoreductase Deficiency

    Affected infants show failure to thrive and secondary coagulopathy.[malacards.org] Affiliated tissues include liver and testes , and related phenotypes are failure to thrive and splenomegaly Disease Ontology : 12 A congenital bile acid synthesis defect characterized[malacards.org] This usually leads to failure to thrive, hepatic failure, and the need for liver transplantation.[findzebra.com]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia

    […] and development.[geneticdiseasefoundation.org] Diarrhea, failure to thrive, acanthocytosis and central nervous system complications are most important features.[symptoma.com] The patient notes night blindness and, if the condition is untreated, eventually demonstrates loss of foveal function and diffuse drusenlike spots similar to those in retinitis[aao.org]

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    This is followed by delayed development, with deceleration of head growth, hypotonia, and ataxia, followed in one‐third of children by dyskinesias (choreo‐athetosis, hemiballismus[doi.org] Complications can include: Excessively high calcium level Failure to thrive (in infants) Kidney damage due to high calcium Liver damage Taking too much vitamin A during pregnancy[medlineplus.gov] It is manifested with reduced night vision, night blindness, and xerophthalmia.[icd9data.com]

  • Malnutrition

    All of these things, delays in growth, delays in development, and an increase in the number and the severity of diseases experienced by the child; all of these things are[khanacademy.org] Poor nutritional status may cause specific vitamin deficiencies, constipation, tooth decay, osteopenia or osteoporosis, poor growth or delayed growth, and failure to thrive[cerebralpalsyguidance.com] The ocular manifestations of xerophthalmia include conjunctival and corneal xerosis (drying), keratomalacia (corneal necrosis/ulceration), nyctalopia (night blindness), and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cooley's Anemia

    Some of the most common ones include: bone deformities, especially in the face dark urine delayed growth and development excessive tiredness and fatigue yellow or pale skin[healthline.com] Children develop life-threatening anemia, have failure to thrive, and may develop jaundice.[secure.ssa.gov] Colour and night blindness can occur. These complications may be reversible.[patient.info]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    We present the case of an exclusively breastfed, 2-month-old boy with known cystic fibrosis admitted with failure to thrive and erosive dermatitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] to the results until completion of the third night ( Gozal 1997 ).[doi.org] Children with CF have the following symptoms: Failure to thrive (inability to gain weight despite having good appetite and taking in enough calories) Loose stools or oily[my.clevelandclinic.org]

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