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1,063 Possible Causes for Failure to Thrive, Increased Susceptibility to Infections

  • Primary Immune Deficiency Disorder

    The most common symptom of PIDD is an increased susceptibility to infection.[] Diarrhea, failure to thrive, opportunistic infections, and severe routine infections in a child younger than three months should raise suspicion for SCID.[] Abstract: Patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases most often are recognized because of their increased susceptibility to infection (chronic or recurrent infections[]

  • Shwachman Syndrome

    Affected individuals with neutropenia may also have additional abnormalities believed to result from an increased susceptibility to infections.[] Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency results in failure to thrive, growth retardation, and chronic steatorrhea.[] Early symptoms may include failure to thrive, feeding problems, and recurrent bacterial infections. Growth often remains below normal.[]

  • Esophagitis

    Bibliographie Bavishi C, Dupont HL Systematic review: the use of proton pump inhibitors and increased susceptibility to enteric infection Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Dec;[] It presents with failure to thrive, nausea, and vomiting in children and is a common reason for dysphagia and food impaction in adults.[] Dysphagia Chest or upper abdominal pain Food stuck in the esophagus Heartburn that doesn’t respond to medication Regurgitation In children: vomiting, poor weight gain or failure[]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    A complicated UTI occurs in a person with an abnormal urinary tract or an increased susceptibility to infection.[] Failure to thrive was the most common symptom with hyponatraemia on presentation.[] When women reach menopause, the decrease in estrogen thins the lining of the urinary tract, which increases susceptibility to bacterial infections.[]

  • Erythroderma Desquamativum

    susceptibility to infections.[] Blogs Submit your blog on Generalized Erythroderma, Diarrhea, And Failure To Thrive to be featured![] […] to thrive .[]

  • Hyper-IgM Syndrome with Susceptibility to Opportunistic Infections

    Most patients presented initially with a history of an increased susceptibility to infection including Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.[] Infections often cause these children to have chronic diarrhea and they fail to gain weight and grow at the expected rate (failure to thrive).[] As a consequence, people with HIGM have decreased concentrations of serum IgG and IgA and normal or elevated IgM, leading to increased susceptibility to infections.[]

  • Malnutrition

    Increased susceptibility to infections. Delayed and prolonged healing of even small wounds and cuts. Irritability and dizziness Skin and hair becomes dry.[] Poor nutritional status may cause specific vitamin deficiencies, constipation, tooth decay, osteopenia or osteoporosis, poor growth or delayed growth, and failure to thrive[] […] of adverse nutritional status and increased susceptibility to infection.[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    susceptibility to infections.[] When preventive supplementation has failed, one should recognize and treat quickly an infant presenting with failure to thrive and delayed development.[] Vitamin B12 deficiency is rare in children, with nonspecific symptoms including failure to thrive, vomiting, anorexia, and neurologic changes with or without hematologic disturbances[]

  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

    Primary immunodeficiencies (PIDs) represent a large group of disorders with an increased susceptibility to infections.[] Patients usually present in first 6 months of life with respiratory/gastrointestinal tract infections and failure to thrive.[] This disorder affects children and results in increased susceptibility to infections. One possible treatment is a bone marrow transplant.[]

  • Brandt Syndrome

    Furthermore, patients may also show changes in mood, photophobia, increased susceptibility to infection, mental dullness, a reduced sense of taste and anorexia.[] Case1: Four-month-old male patient was admitted with diffuse skin eruptions, failure to thrive, edema, hypoalbuminemia and anemia.His sweat test was not diagnostic; but he[] Symptoms of zinc deficiency may include skin lesions, diarrhea, increased susceptibility to infections, night blindness, reduced taste and smell acuity, poor appetite, hair[]

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