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1,352 Possible Causes for Failure to Thrive, Malabsorption Syndrome

  • Glycogen Storage Disease due to GLUT2 Deficiency

    ; Fanconi syndrome with intestinal malabsorption and galactose intolerance; Pseudo-Phlorizin diabetes; Glycogenosis Fanconi type; Glycogen storage disease XI; GLUT2 deficiency[] Mutations were also found in patients with atypical clinical signs such as intestinal malabsorption, failure to thrive, the absence of hepatomegaly, or renal hyperfiltration[] .5,6,7,8,9 Case Report: A 18 month old female child (Fig.1), second born of a non consanguineous marriage was brought to us with complains of failure to thrive, abdominal[]

  • Shwachman Syndrome

    We describe a case of flucytosine malabsorption in a pediatric patient with Shwachman syndrome, a rare disease in the pediatric age group characterized by pancreatic insufficiency[] Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency results in failure to thrive, growth retardation, and chronic steatorrhea.[] Shwachman syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by insufficient absorption (malabsorption) of necessary nutrients due to abnormal development of the pancreas ([]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia

    BACKGROUND & AIMS: Abetalipoproteinemia and Anderson's disease are hereditary lipid malabsorption syndromes.[] Diarrhea, failure to thrive, acanthocytosis and central nervous system complications are most important features.[] Lipid buildup in enterocytes reduces their capacity to absorb lipids from ingested food and thus yields a lipid malabsorption syndrome.[]

  • Wolman Disease

    In infants, poor weight gain, massive hepatosplenomegaly, calcified adrenal glands (present about 2/3 of the time), vomiting, diarrhea and failure to thrive are indicative[] Affected infants show signs of lipid storage in most tissues, including hepatosplenomegaly, abdominal distension, vomiting, steatorrhea, failure to thrive, and adrenal calcifications[] The complete deficiency of LAL is responsible of Wolman disease (WD), a severe systemic disease manifesting in the first days of life with vomiting, diarrhea, failure to thrive[]

  • Celiac Disease

    Both diseases may present the intestinal malabsorption syndrome and similar clinical manifestations that contribute to difficulties with clinical distinction.[] In young children, gastrointestinal presentations are common and include chronic diarrhea, failure to thrive, and abdominal distention; however, extraintestinal manifestations[] These include the typical malabsorption syndrome (classic symptoms) and a spectrum of symptoms potentially affecting any organ or body system (nonclassic symptoms).[]

  • Childhood Celiac Disease

    Shwachman syndrome - a malabsorptive syndrome caused by pancreatic insufficiency. Bone marrow hypoplasia and frequent respiratory and skin infections are also observed.[] "Celiac disease presentations are highly variable and should be at least considered with many different symptoms, including abdominal pain, failure to thrive/weight loss and[] […] heartburn Hepatitis – elevated liver functions Pain and bloating Ulcers – mouth, esophageal, stomach, upper small intestine Vomiting CD can be confused with Irritable Bowel Syndrome[]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    The most common symptoms of malabsorption syndrome are diarrhea, bloating, flatulence, cramping and weight loss.[] Herein, we describe a 14-year-old girl who presented with anemia, failure to thrive, osteoporosis, zinc, and vitamin deficiency.[] This is called failure to thrive. The child may not grow and develop normally.[]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    As a result, the main symptoms are watery diarrhea, malabsorption syndrome, chronic malnutrition, and death, if the patient is not properly treated.[] Protracted postnatal postprandial vomiting with progressive failure to thrive was noted. A laparotomy showed the small bowel was only about 20 cm in length.[] A six-week-old boy presented with chronic diarrhea and failure to thrive.[]

  • Congenital Malabsorption of Folic Acid

    […] in malabsorption syndrome.[] Infants with hereditary folate malabsorption experience feeding difficulties, diarrhea, and failure to gain weight and grow at the expected rate (failure to thrive).[] Original Investigations 62 Downloads 42 Citations Abstract A Turkish girl presented with a history of fever, diarrhoea, convulsions, recurrent infections and failure to thrive[]

  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

    syndrome and adhesions.[] […] to thrive.[] syndrome, and adhesions.[]

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