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44 Possible Causes for Down Syndrome, Fecal Incontinence, Pica

  • Celiac Disease

    Down syndrome and celiac disease. J Pediatr Gastroent Nutr 21:443-445, 1995. George EK at al. High frequency of celiac disease in Down syndrome. J Peds 128:555-557.[ds-health.com] syndrome, Turner syndrome, Williams syndrome, selective immunoglobulin (Ig)A deficiency and first degree relatives of individuals with celiac disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Genetic syndromes such as Turner and Down syndromes are associated with an increased risk for celiac disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mental Retardation

    What is Down syndrome?[chw.org] ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS • Self injury • Pica • CP • Epilepsy • Toilet probs • Sleep disorders • Eating problems • Poisoning • Sexual abuse • Learning disorders • Behavior problems[slideshare.net] The most frequent source of lead is pica (ie, ingestion of flaking, old, lead-based paint).[emedicine.com]

  • Diarrhea

    […] s) Richard E Frye, MD, PhD Professor of Child Health, University of Arizona College of Medicine at Phoenix; Chief of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Director of Autism and Down[emedicine.com] STH infections have shown a strong association with open defecation, 23 and the use of fresh excreta or wastewater in agriculture. 24, 25 Consumption of dirt or soil (pica[doi.org] Fecal incontinence is the inability to delay defecation in a controlled manner.[web.archive.org]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    Conditions that cause increased mobility or instability to a segment of the cervical spine like congenitally fused spine, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome etc may be risk factors[boneandspine.com] This condition may lead to the following: Inability to hold in feces ( fecal incontinence ) or urine ( urinary incontinence ) Loss of muscle function or feeling Permanent[nlm.nih.gov] Angiography showed two extracranial right vertebral artery (VA) stenoses, left VA hypoplasia, absence of left PICA and a dominant right PICA.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Obstipation

    ’s syndrome or autism, and some children and young people with physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy.[web.archive.org] In 147 patients with fecal incontinence (male:female, 24/123; median age, 58) only EMG activity was recorded.[doi.org] A desire to eat nonfood items is called pica. (PYE-KUH) Eating nonfood items can be harmful to your pregnancy. Talk to your doctor if you have these urges.[womenshealth.gov]

  • Functional Encopresis

    Syndrome, (7) Hirschsprung disease, (8) at least 14 points on the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire, (9) drug-induced constipation and (10) intestinal surgery (except[bmcpediatr.biomedcentral.com] […] condition F98.2 Other feeding disorders of infancy and childhood F98.21 Rumination disorder of infancy F98.29 Other feeding disorders of infancy and early childhood F98.3 Pica[icd10data.com] Psychological and psychiatric issues in urinary and fecal incontinence. J Urol 2011;185(4):1432e6 17.[degruyter.com]

  • Syringomyelia

    syndrome View Full Profile Ron I.[tuftsmedicalcenter.org] A 10-year-old patient who was diagnosed with DWM in infancy presented with progressive scoliosis and fecal incontinence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: CM-I Chiari malformation Type I; CMJ cervicomedullary junction; Chiari malformation Type I; PICA posterior inferior cerebellar artery; arachnoid adhesions; arachnoid[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intracerebral Hematoma

    […] level of consciousness (patients “found down”).[ispub.com] RUPTURED ANEURYSM SITES: International Cooperative Study On The Timing Of Aneurysm Study  Anterior communicating artery (ACom) 34%  ICA 30%  MCA 22%  Basilar tip, PICA[slideshare.net] A complete examination should also include looking for complications such as pressure sores, compartment syndromes, and rhabdomyolysis, in patients with a prolonged depressed[ispub.com]

  • Fecal Impaction

    Thus, patients with Down syndrome, for example, were not included in the inclusion criteria due to the presence of other factors that could interfere with the evaluation of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Functional bowel disorders, including constipation, fecal impaction, and fecal incontinence, are common gastrointestinal diseases in the elderly and a major source[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Risk Factors Institutionalization Prior history of fecal impaction Constipation Psychogenic illness Immobility, inactivity Pica Chronic renal failure Urinary incontinence[unboundmedicine.com]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Some people with blind loop syndrome have an easier time digesting medium-chain triglycerides, found in coconut oil.[web.archive.org] Unsteady or abnormal gait Balance problems Difficulty ambulating Dizziness Tremor Restless legs Visual disturbances Forgetfulness, memory loss Dementia Impotence Urinary or fecal[b12awareness.org] 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[vitamins.lovetoknow.com]

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