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468 Possible Causes for Down Syndrome, Pica

  • Iron Deficiency

    (an irresistible urge to move the legs when sitting or lying down).[merckmanuals.com] […] 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] ID can lead to anemia which can present with koilonychia, atrophic glossitis, fissured tongue, angular cheilitis, pica, pallor, decreased intellectual abilities, dyspnea,[symptoma.com]

  • 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]

  • Posterior inferior cerebellar artery occlusion

    "Up-down asymmetry of saccadic contrapulsion in lateral medullary syndrome." J Neuroophthalmol 32(3): 224-226. Kim JS (2003).[dizziness-and-balance.com] ) in order to save the patency of the PICA.[link.springer.com] Key Words: PICA ; Dissecting aneurysm ; Endovascular technique[jkns.or.kr]

  • Eating Disorder

    […] 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] What is Pica? Pica is the eating of substances that have no nutritional value for a period of at least one month.[anad.org] Suicide attempt by swallowing sponge or pica disorder: a case report. Acta Med (Hradec Kralove). 2011;54:91–3. Google Scholar 21. Bryant-Waugh R.[doi.org]

  • Pruritic Rash

    Diabetes * Urinary frequency, thirst, weight loss, vision changes Urine and blood glucose HbA 1C Iron deficiency anemia Fatigue, headache, irritability, exercise intolerance, pica[merckmanuals.com]

  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect

    We found only one reported case of congenital hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and atrioventricular septal defect in an infant with Down syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pulmonary arterial hypertension Congestive heart failure T-wave alternans Prolonged QT interval Atrioventricular block Atrial fibrillation Bradycardia Aortic valve atresia Pica[mendelian.co] Nearly, 400 participants were included in the genetic association study and they were stratified as Down syndrome (DS) with atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD), DS without[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anemia

    syndrome Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Figure 2 Evaluation of normocytic anemia.[dx.doi.org] This behavior is called " pica " (pronounced pie-kuh). Pica often occurs in children who are low in iron and can cause constipation.[healthychildren.org] […] tingling of hands and feet If the anemia gets worse, symptoms may include: Blue color to the whites of the eyes Brittle nails Desire to eat ice or other non-food things ( pica[medlineplus.gov]

  • Hookworm Infection

    Down's syndrome.[square.umin.ac.jp] 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] 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[symptoma.com]

  • Lateral Medullary Syndrome

    "Up-down asymmetry of saccadic contrapulsion in lateral medullary syndrome." J Neuroophthalmol 32(3): 224-226. Kim JS (2003).[dizziness-and-balance.com] Wallenberg Syndrome (PICA Syndrome or Lateral Medullary Infaction) return to: Unilateral Laryngeal Paralysis or Vocal Cord Paralysis ; see: Tapia Syndrome paralysis of vagus[medicine.uiowa.edu] […] infarct by damage to hypothetical looping supranuclear CBT fibers which have been hypothesized to descend down in contralateral ventromedial medulla, decussate at the level[jmgims.co.in]

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