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133 Possible Causes for Delayed Growth and Development, Folate-Deficiency Anemia, Night Blindness

  • Myxedema

    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[mayoclinic.org] Hypothyroidism in children and teens In general, children and teens who develop hypothyroidism have the same signs and symptoms as adults do, but they may also experience:[mayoclinic.org]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    The most common anemias that may occur are vitamin B12, folate, and iron deficiency.[web.archive.org] […] 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] Macrocytic anemia should prompt measurement of serum folate and B 12 levels.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Tropical Sprue

    You also may have anemia due to vitamin B12 and folate deficiencies. Anemia is a low level of red blood cells.[web.archive.org] In children, sprue leads to: Delay in the maturing of bones (skeletal maturation) Growth failure Call your health care provider if: Tropical sprue symptoms get worse or do[nlm.nih.gov] People with this disorder may also experience a profound loss of appetite (anorexia), a sore tongue, night blindness, weight loss, a loss of strength and energy (asthenia)[rarediseases.org]

  • Cooley's Anemia

    […] not folate-deficient.[labtestsonline.org] 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] Colour and night blindness can occur. These complications may be reversible.[patient.info]

  • Vitamin A Deficiency

    Causes of vitamin deficiency anemias, also known as megaloblastic anemias, include: Folate deficiency anemia.[mayoclinic.org] 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] She presented at 33 weeks of pregnancy with night blindness as a result of vitamin A deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    Causes of vitamin deficiency anemias, also known as megaloblastic anemias, include: Folate deficiency anemia.[mayoclinic.org] 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] It is manifested with reduced night vision, night blindness, and xerophthalmia.[icd9data.com]

  • Constitutional Anemia due to Iron Metabolism Disorder

    anemias D52.9 Folate deficiency anemia, unspecified Folate deficiency anemia, unspecified Anemia, megaloblastic, folate deficiency ; Megaloblastic anemia due to folate deficiency[icd10data.com] With the recognition that corticosteroids have a profound effect on linear growth as well as physical and neurocognitive development in infants, 25, 26 we delay the start[bloodjournal.org] However, everyone with the complete form has night blindness, while not all people with the incomplete form have night blindness.[aetna.com]

  • Celiac Disease

    They include anemia (iron-deficiency anemia in children and folate-deficiency anemia in adults); low albumin, calcium, potassium, and sodium; and elevated alkaline phosphatase[merckmanuals.com] These cases consisted of subjects presenting with various GIS symptoms and indicated for endoscopy (with chronic diarrhea, delayed growth and development, abdominal pains,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] folate deficiency) Growth failure in children Bone pain (osteoporosis and osteopenia, vitamin D and calcium deficiency) Muscle cramps (magnesium and calcium deficiency) Night[ojrd.com]

  • Constitutional Megaloblastic Anemia due to Folate Metabolism Disorder

    deficiency anemias D519Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia, unspecified D520Dietary folate deficiency anemia D521Drug-induced folate deficiency anemia D528Other folate deficiency[cms.gov] 1. infancy or childhood 2. delayed growth & development, increased susceptibility to infections is common 3.[flashcardbook.com] Deficiency of vitamin A (retinol) may cause night blindness, corneal dryness (xerophthalmia) and predisposition to skin injuries.[qureshiuniversity.org]

  • Water Soluble Vitamin Deficiency

    Block in purine and thymidine biosynthesis -- megaloblastic anemia subacute combined degeneration of spinal cord. -- deficiency of folate Folate--function reduced by dihyrofolate[proprofs.com] Zinc deficiency causes delayed growth and sexual development, decreased immune function, altered sense of taste, hair loss and gastrointestinal distress.[innerbody.com] Deficiency in these vitamins can bring on symptoms such as: night blindness, eye infections, poor growth, dry skin, impaired immune function, rickets, misshapen bones, weak[healtheappointments.com]

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