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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[] Links: acrodermatitis enteropathica diarrhoea alopecia failure to thrive taste disturbance[] In children or adults, manifestations also include alopecia, impaired immunity, anorexia, dermatitis, night blindness, anemia, lethargy, and impaired wound healing.[]

  • 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[] Herein, we describe a 14-year-old girl who presented with anemia, failure to thrive, osteoporosis, zinc, and vitamin deficiency.[] Impaired absorption of vitamin A could result in poor vision and night blindness as well as dermatitis.[]

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

  • Growth Failure

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

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

    Affected infants show failure to thrive and secondary coagulopathy.[] 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[] This usually leads to failure to thrive, hepatic failure, and the need for liver transplantation.[]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia

    […] and development.[] Diarrhea, failure to thrive, acanthocytosis and central nervous system complications are most important features.[] 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[]

  • 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[] 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[] It is manifested with reduced night vision, night blindness, and xerophthalmia.[]

  • 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[] Poor nutritional status may cause specific vitamin deficiencies, constipation, tooth decay, osteopenia or osteoporosis, poor growth or delayed growth, and failure to thrive[] The ocular manifestations of xerophthalmia include conjunctival and corneal xerosis (drying), keratomalacia (corneal necrosis/ulceration), nyctalopia (night blindness), and[]

  • 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[] Children develop life-threatening anemia, have failure to thrive, and may develop jaundice.[] Colour and night blindness can occur. These complications may be reversible.[]

  • 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.[] […] to the results until completion of the third night ( Gozal 1997 ).[] 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[]

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