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428 Possible Causes for Delayed Growth and Development, Night Blindness, Vitamin A Deficiency

  • Vitamin A Deficiency

    Vitamin A deficiency is caused by insufficient intake of vitamin A in the diet.[] 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?[] She presented at 33 weeks of pregnancy with night blindness as a result of vitamin A deficiency.[]

  • Zinc Deficiency

    […] between vitamin deficiencies, nutritional markers, and severity of liver disease.[] Individuals with zinc deficiency present with the following signs and symptoms: Delayed growth and development Fertility issues Diarrhea Unexplained weight loss Loss of appetite[] In children or adults, manifestations also include alopecia, impaired immunity, anorexia, dermatitis, night blindness, anemia, lethargy, and impaired wound healing.[]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Anemia also results from vitamin B-12 deficiency, and for this reason, it can be either microcytic (due to iron deficiency) and macrocytic (due to vitamin B-12 deficiency)[] […] over time as a result of chronic malabsorption: Anemia Delayed growth and development in children Difficulty concentrating, confusion, and sometimes personality changes Malnutrition[] Impaired absorption of vitamin A could result in poor vision and night blindness as well as dermatitis.[]

  • Myxedema

    B12 deficiency, or normocytic normochromic anemia, which may be secondary to decreased oxygen requirement and reduced erythropoietin. [8][] 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[] […] syndrome (type 1) and decreases in factors V, VII, VIII, IX, and X. [18, 19] Patients may also have microcytic anemia secondary to hemorrhage, or macrocytic anemia caused by vitamin[]

  • Tropical Sprue

    deficiencies Bruising and blood in urine, caused by vitamin K deficiency How is Tropical Sprue Diagnosed?[] 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)[]

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    Vitamin C – Prolonged deficiency of the vitamin in the diet is the major cause of vitamin C 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[] It is manifested with reduced night vision, night blindness, and xerophthalmia.[]

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

    According to the researchers, the study suggests controlled electrical stimulation of the retina releases growth factors which may delay degeneration of the retina from RP[] Differential DiagnosisDifferential Diagnosis  CataractCataract  Night Blindness (Vitamin A deficiency)Night Blindness (Vitamin A deficiency)  Chronic simple GlaucomaChronic[] The left eye of the same patient revealed typical PPRCA phenotype, with no night blindness, normal field, and normal ERG.[]

  • Fat-Soluble Vitamin Deficiency

    Zinc deficiency causes delayed growth and sexual development, decreased immune function, altered sense of taste, hair loss and gastrointestinal distress.[] Fat-soluble vitamin deficiency or FSV deficiency refers to an abnormally low concentration of vitamins A, D, E or K in the serum.[] Well, the answer is you will suffer from night blindness, which is abnormally poor vision in dim light.[]

  • Malnutrition

    BACKGROUND: Xerophthalmia refers to the ocular manifestations associated with vitamin A deficiency.[] 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[] […] the following: Iodine: Development of goiter and mental retardation Iron: Anemia, fatigue, tiredness, reduced cognitive functioning and headache Vitamin A: Poor eye sight, night[]

  • Familial Hypophosphatemia

    deficiency and resistant to ordinary doses of vitamin D.[] Besides, phosphorus deficiency can compromise chondrocyte maintenance, causing the block of bone neoformation, resulting in delayed growth and rickets, 6 therefore justifying[] blindness Vitamin A deficiency Decreased serum carotene level Peripheral neuropathy Vitamin B 12 thiamine deficiency Decreased serum vitamin B 12 level Anemia .[]

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