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65 Possible Causes for Delayed Growth and Development, Folic Acid Decreased, 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[] 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:[]

  • 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[] Growth retardation, failure to thrive, delayed puberty in children Swelling or oedema from loss of protein Anaemias, commonly from vitamin B12, folic acid and iron deficiency[] Impaired absorption of vitamin A could result in poor vision and night blindness as well as dermatitis.[]

  • Tropical Sprue

    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[] 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)[] You develop new symptoms. You have diarrhea or other symptoms of this disorder for a long period of time, especially after spending time in the tropics.[]

  • 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?[] acid.[] She presented at 33 weeks of pregnancy with night blindness as a result of vitamin A deficiency.[]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    […] to the results until completion of the third night ( Gozal 1997 ).[] […] that while participants were aware of the intervention being administered; all were reportedly unaware of the purpose of the trial with participants and sleep technicians blinded[]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia

    […] and development.[] 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[] Night blindness is an early and prominent symptom with abnormal dark adaptation thresholds evident before fundus pigment changes are seen.[]

  • Secondary Malnutrition

    Children with primary nutritional deficiency can develop a condition called marasmus, characterized by a thin body and stunted growth.[] This can lead to deficiencies such as scurvy, Beri Beri and night blindness.[] blindness E50.6 Vitamin A deficiency with xerophthalmic scars of cornea E50.7 Other ocular manifestations of vitamin A deficiency E50.8 Other manifestations of vitamin A[]

  • Celiac Disease

    These cases consisted of subjects presenting with various GIS symptoms and indicated for endoscopy (with chronic diarrhea, delayed growth and development, abdominal pains,[] Patients should also be evaluated for osteoporosis, thyroid dysfunction, and deficiencies in folic acid, vitamin B12, fat-soluble vitamins, and iron, and treated appropriately[] […] folate deficiency) Growth failure in children Bone pain (osteoporosis and osteopenia, vitamin D and calcium deficiency) Muscle cramps (magnesium and calcium deficiency) Night[]

  • Fetal Malnutrition

    […] affects growth of bone as well as soft tissue and suggesting that epiphyseal development might also be delayed.If epiphyseal development is delayed by malnutrition in . .[] Night-blindness is influenced both by the availability of vitamin A stores in the liver (which develop through pre-pregnancy consumption) and vitamin A consumption during[] External measurements of such newborn infants 1 have shown them not long and scrawny, as usually described, but stunted in linear skeletal growth, indicating that fetal malnutrition[]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Among younger children, ulcerative colitis may delay growth and development.[] (n 19) or oral 5‐ASA 0.5 g three times per day (n 19) for two years in an investigator‐blind trial.[] Although ulcerative colitis is uncommon in children, it can have more severe effects than in adults if it is not treated, such as delayed or stunted growth.[]

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