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995 Possible Causes for Diarrhea, Pica

  • Hookworm Infection

    The diarrhea and eosinophilia subsided after this treatment.[] Some patients may have pica and ingest dirt, which puts them at further risk for infection and Wakana syndrome, characterized by and pharyngeal itching, hoarseness, nausea[] There may be constipation or diarrhea with occult blood in the stools or frank melena, especially in children; there is often an urge to eat soil or pica.[]

  • Lead Poisoning in Children

    Symptoms, when they do occur, may include: Headache Stomach ache or cramps Weight loss Constipation or diarrhea Fussiness or crankiness Trouble sleeping Signs of severe lead[] Anamnesis found a notion of pica and consumption of peeling paint. Elevated blood lead levels (BLL) confirmed the diagnosis.[] But its immediate impact can be subtle or even imperceptible, since its symptoms are not uncommon: loss of appetite, fatigue, abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, irritability[]

  • Celiac Disease

    The patient's diarrhea resolved after initiation of a gluten free diet. He gained 25 kilograms after discharge and did not require further hospitalizations for diarrhea.[] We report a 3-year girl with chronic diarrhea, Hypoalbuminemia and exfoliative erythema.[] We report an extremely rare case of CD103( ) γδ T LGL leukemia in a patient with celiac disease who presented with refractory diarrhea.[]

  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    These alterations may contribute to the pathogenesis of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD).[] A case report is presented of an 11-year-old child who had symptoms from a previously undiagnosed NEC stricture as a result of pica when coins obstructed the stricture.[] It can appear at presentation as a bowel obstruction or, conversely, as increased stool output or diarrhea.[]

  • Ascariasis

    Mode of transmission  Transmitted by ingestion of eggs of Toxocara species in contaminated food or soil  Children with the habit of pica are at high risk 32.[] Fever, diarrhea and vomiting, dehydration, pale appearance, and weakness were the manifestations of the primary disease.[] We present a case of a 34-year-old woman who presented to the emergency room with abdominal pain and diarrhea. The diagnosis of ascariasis was made on CT scan.[]

  • Phosphorus Poisoning

    Diarrhea was not a presenting complaint. Initial symptoms were referable to the gastrointestinal tract, central nervous system, or both.[] […] deaths from phosphorus poisoning has been greatly reduced. 1 Phosphorus is, however, still used in various forms of rat and roach pastes that are easily available to the pica[] Common symptoms were gastrointestinal: abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.[]

  • Lead Poisoning

    Neurological Learning disability Decreased IQ Mental retardation Encephalopathy Motor deficits Seizures Cerebral edema Hearing loss Gastrointestinal Abdominal pain Nausea Vomiting Diarrhea[] The family interview revealed that the patient had pica-like behavior since childhood.[] Symptoms are a metallic taste in the mouth, vomiting, bloody or black diarrhea, and muscle cramps. Diagnosis is made by examination of the blood and urine. Treatment .[]

  • Heavy Metal Poisoning

    "Gastric crises," sudden stabbing pains followed by vomiting and diarrhea, was originally included by Duchenne, but later, syphilologists disputed its relevance to syphilis[] : Soil Pica Soil pica behavior: when children ingest large amounts of soil at a time (e.g. up to 1 teaspoon or 5,000mg) Children 1 to 2 years old have strongest soil pica[] Additional symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    The following are the signs and symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency: Fatigue Weight loss Palpitations Development of sore in the mouth and tongue Diarrhea Problems with menstrual[] Brittle nails -- Can occur with B12 deficiency, says the Pernicious Anemia Society Burning of feet or legs -- This symptom is related to nerve damage caused by B12 deficiency Pica[] Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency Some don't show any symptoms of a vitamin B12 deficiency, while others may experience: Diarrhea Constipation Tiredness Light-headedness[]

  • Childhood Celiac Disease

    In young children, it can lead to chronic diarrhea, as well as tiredness, listlessness and sadness.[] Abstract Persistent pica may be either a cause or a result of iron deficiency.[] The clinical presentation has changed significantly: abdominal distention, chronic diarrhea, and failure to thrive are less common, and more children presented with weight[]

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