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490 Possible Causes for Failure to Thrive, Medication Noncompliance

  • Congenital Laryngomalacia

    , chronic, steroid-dependent asthma, underestimation of the severity of the illness (by pt, family, and physician) leading to a delay in treatment, underuse of steroids, noncompliance[] Laryngomalacia, congenital vocal cord palsy and laryngeal cleft are three separate pathologies which can independently cause stridor and failure to thrive in a neonate.[] The secondary outcomes were the need for primary or revision supraglottoplasty, tracheostomy or gastrostromy, or the development of or persistence of failure to thrive.[]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Exceptions include women with an active vaginal infection and those who would be noncompliant with follow-up. 4 Avoid using synthetic or biologic grafts in primary rectocele[] Failure to thrive was the most common symptom with hyponatraemia on presentation.[]

  • Asthma

    A meta-analysis by DiMatteo et al [ 50 ] revealed that patients with a chronic disease and depression were three times more likely to be noncompliant with medical treatment[] Depression is a risk factor for noncompliance with medical treatment: meta analysis of the effects of anxiety and depression on patient adherence.[] View Article Google Scholar DiMatteo MR, Lepper HS, Croghan TW: Depression is a risk factor for noncompliance with medical treatment: meta analysis of the effects of anxiety[]

  • Hypertension

    Social context, the struggle with uncertainty, and subjective risk as meaning-rich constructs for explaining HBP noncompliance.[] Relevant information includes the following: Prematurity Bronchopulmonary dysplasia History of umbilical artery catheterization Failure to thrive History of head or abdominal[] […] typically 4 ng/mL 65–67 ; (2) the great majority of women in Women’s Health Initiative had baseline vitamin D insufficiency ( 54 ; (3) 40% of women on active treatment were noncompliant[]

  • Brandt Syndrome

    Patients with noncompliant ventricles and diastolic dysfunction are particularly sensitive to loss of atrial contribution to ventricular filling.[] 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[] […] to thrive Failure to thrive is also a common feature seen in acrodermatitis enteropathica. [4] Irritability Children are highly irritable.[]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    STAGE V: SURGERY Surgery may be considered in patients who fail medical therapy or develop complications of GERD. 28 Patients can fail medical therapy because of noncompliance[] In pediatrics, the presentation is often non-specific, with vomiting, upper and lower respiratory symptoms, irritability, aversion to food, and failure to thrive 2 .[] GER disease (GERD) occurs when reflux of the gastric contents causes symptoms that affect the quality of life or pathologic complications, such as failure to thrive, feeding[]

  • Cystinosis

    , and a third for primarily noncompliant patients (1 of the samples was from an untreated patient at the time of initial diagnosis).[] Cystinosis is the major cause of inherited Fanconi syndrome, and should be suspected in young children with a failure to thrive and with signs of renal proximal tubular damage[] The history of muscle weakness, failure to thrive, polydipsia, and polyuria prompted subsequent clinical and laboratory evaluations, leading to the correct diagnosis of cystinosis[]

  • Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency

    Prolonged periods of diet noncompliance may increase the risk of chronic renal disease secondary to nephrocalcinosis.[] These digestive problems can lead to failure to gain weight and grow at the expected rate (failure to thrive) and malnutrition.[] Case Presentation The patient was a 10 month old caucasian female infant presenting with failure to thrive (FTT), metabolic acidosis, and hypercalcemia.[]

  • Juvenile Cystinosis

    Antibody-mediated rejection in young kidney transplant recipients: the dilemma of noncompliance and insufficient immunosuppression.[] Failure to thrive is generally noticed after approximately age six months; signs of renal tubular Fanconi syndrome (polyuria, polydipsia, dehydration, and acidosis) appear[] Whenever there are features of rickets with failure to thrive and recurrent vomiting renal rickets should be ruled out.[]

  • Methylmalonic Aciduria Type cblA

    Three of them were reported to show a positive response (MMA data were not given); however, cobalamin therapy was stopped later because of noncompliance.[] […] metabolism, renal Phenotypes Anemia ; Autosomal recessive inheritance ; Coma ; Decreased adenosylcobalamin ; Decreased methylmalonyl-CoA mutase activity ; Dehydration ; Failure[] See a provider if your child has signs of failure-to-thrive or developmental delays. A low-protein diet can help reduce the number of acidemia attacks.[]

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