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265 Possible Causes for Delayed Growth and Development, Night Blindness, Paresthesia

  • 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] Risk Factors Age over 50 years Being female Assessment Lethargy and fatigue Weakness, muscle aches, paresthesias Intolerance to cold Weight gain Dry skin and hair Loss of[rnpedia.com] Paresthesia, ataxia, and prolongation of the deep tendon reflexes are characteristic neurologic manifestations. Bell's palsy due to hypothyroidism has been reported.[emjournal.net]

  • 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[nlm.nih.gov] […] may also experience symptoms of vitamin-deficiencies, such as: Scaling of the skin or hyperkeratosis, caused by vitamin A deficiency Muscle spasm, bone pain, numbness and tingling[healthinplainenglish.com] 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]

  • 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] […] swollen face and nasal twang) Swelling and closure of Eustachian tubes (gives rise to middle ear infections as prevents adequate drainage) Neuralgia in arms and legs (A) Tingling[adhd-support.org.uk] In children or adults, manifestations also include alopecia, impaired immunity, anorexia, dermatitis, night blindness, anemia, lethargy, and impaired wound healing.[msdmanuals.com]

  • 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] Untreated, vitamin B-12 deficiency can lead to neurological problems, such as persistent tingling in your hands and feet or problems with balance.[mayoclinic.org] She presented at 33 weeks of pregnancy with night blindness as a result of vitamin A deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] […] include: Weakness weight loss lassitude diarrhoeaflatulence mild abdominal pain anorexia nausea vomiting Nutritional deficiency manifests as: glossitis tetany bone pains paresthesia[pinkwhalehealthcare.com] Impaired absorption of vitamin A could result in poor vision and night blindness as well as dermatitis.[web.archive.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] Vitamin B 12 – neuropathy and myelopathy resulting in impaired vibration sense, ataxia and paresthesia, depression, paranoid psychosis, optic atrophy, nystagmus, and chiasmatic[symptoma.com] It is manifested with reduced night vision, night blindness, and xerophthalmia.[icd9data.com]

  • 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,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 3-year-old Albanian girl who presented at our clinic with carpal spasms and hand paresthesia.[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]

  • Retinopathy

    Blood vessels constrict and can become obliterated, resulting in delays of normal retinal vascular development.[emedicine.com] Patients were asked if they had symptoms of neuropathy (numbness, pain and burning sensation of the hands and feet, and paresthesia) and the responses were recorded on the[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com] 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).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fat-Soluble Vitamin Deficiency

    Zinc deficiency causes delayed growth and sexual development, decreased immune function, altered sense of taste, hair loss and gastrointestinal distress.[innerbody.com] […] oysters, mackerel, salmon Maturation of RBCs, neural function, DNA synthesis, myelin synthesis and repair Deficiency: Megaloblastic anemia, neurologic deficits (confusion, paresthesias[merckmanuals.com] Well, the answer is you will suffer from night blindness, which is abnormally poor vision in dim light.[study.com]

  • Familial Hypophosphatemia

    Besides, phosphorus deficiency can compromise chondrocyte maintenance, causing the block of bone neoformation, resulting in delayed growth and rickets, 6 therefore justifying[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ask if the patient has any chest pain, muscle pain, or paresthesia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] blindness Vitamin A deficiency Decreased serum carotene level Peripheral neuropathy Vitamin B 12 thiamine deficiency Decreased serum vitamin B 12 level Anemia .[aafp.org]

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