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244 Possible Causes for Down Syndrome, Malnutrition, 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] Neurological symptoms were preceded by two months of gastrointestinal symptoms such as vomiting, abdominal distention, and clear signs of malnutrition and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] suffering from an advance stage of celiac disease (CD), the delay in its diagnosis and in the establishment of a gluten-free dietled the patient to a severe proteincalorie malnutrition[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hookworm Infection

    Down's syndrome.[square.umin.ac.jp] Hookworms cause severe anemia and malnutrition in developing countries of the tropics, with an estimated one billion people infected worldwide.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms, as first observed among the negroes, were pain in the stomach, capricious appetite, pica (or dirt-eating), obstinate constipation followed by diarrhoea, palpitations[en.wikisource.org]

  • Mental Retardation

    What is Down syndrome?[chw.org] Malnutrition still kills here, though Ethiopia’s infamous famines are in abeyance.[web.archive.org] ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS • Self injury • Pica • CP • Epilepsy • Toilet probs • Sleep disorders • Eating problems • Poisoning • Sexual abuse • Learning disorders • Behavior problems[slideshare.net]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Some people with blind loop syndrome have an easier time digesting medium-chain triglycerides, found in coconut oil.[web.archive.org] , and investigate the cause of malnutrition including neglect.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Iron Deficiency

    (an irresistible urge to move the legs when sitting or lying down).[merckmanuals.com] However, there is limited information on the diagnosis of and therapy for ID in HF in SSA, where infections and malnutrition are more likely to influence the situation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] here is related to a 5-year-old girl referred with an abdominal mass and anemia, diagnosed with Rapunzel syndrome and developing trichobezoar due to iron deficiency and pica[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Eating Disorder

    The association of chronic malnutrition and a decrease in systemic perfusion may be responsible for multiorgan dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] contributing to the board. 7 replies to this topic #1 Yssn Newbie Members 7 posts Posted 02 December 2017 - 06:00 PM I don't really know if dermatophagia is considered a pica[myproana.com] He exhibited a severe eating disorder with food refusal and psychogenic loss of appetite, which led to a serious state of malnutrition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Zinc Deficiency

    Zinc deficiency is common in low-income pregnant women, pregnant teenagers, people suffering from liver cirrhosis, people with Down”s syndrome, children with alopecia areata[healthstatus.com] Malnutrition, prematurity, total parenteral nutrition dependence, and burns increase the demand for zinc, whereas congenital malabsorption syndromes represent clinical situations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Routine monitoring of zinc levels is hence unnecessary for asymptomatic patients after RYGB and should be reserved for patients with skin lesions, hair loss, pica, dysgeusia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pancreatic Insufficiency

    Because EPI makes it harder for your body to break down food, you’ll have symptoms that overlap with other digestive conditions.[healthline.com] It is postulated that the elevated sweat electrolytes and the pancreatic insufficiency developed in this patient secondary to malnutrition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dogs and cats with EPI usually have a history and clinical signs of small bowel diarrhoea with voluminous, semiformed, yellowish or gray feces, polyphagia, pica especially[vin.com]

  • Brandt Syndrome

    WHAT IS DOWN SYNDROME?[timesfreepress.com] In congenital acrodermatitis enteropathica these lesions begin to appear after weaning is started. [1,4] History of malnutrition Malnutrition especially zinc deficiency leads[explainmedicine.com] […] inferior cerebellar artery, though 75-90% of large-vessel lateral medullary syndrome is due to vertebral artery disease; with the remaining majority being due to isolated PICA[neuroophthalmology.ca]

  • Anemia

    syndrome Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Figure 2 Evaluation of normocytic anemia.[dx.doi.org] Our investigations ruled out most of the known causes of anemia including infection, uncontrolled bleeding, underlying systemic disease, malnutrition, immune hemolytic anemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This behavior is called " pica " (pronounced pie-kuh). Pica often occurs in children who are low in iron and can cause constipation.[healthychildren.org]

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