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2,353 Possible Causes for Failure to Thrive, Seizure

  • Leigh's Disease

    Constitutional symptoms, such as malaise, fatigue, anorexia and failure to thrive are present in many patients, while respiratory and gastrointestinal disturbances such as[] The importance of obtaining a blood or cerebrospinal fluid lactate in all infants with unexplained seizures, cortical blindness or apnoea is emphasized.[] These problems often result in an inability to grow and gain weight at the expected rate (failure to thrive).[]

  • Lissencephaly

    Symptoms of the disorder may include unusual facial appearance, difficulty swallowing, failure to thrive, muscle spasms, seizures, and severe psychomotor retardation.[] It is to consider lissencephaly in the diagnosis of developmental delay with seizure disorder as many patients may be diagnosed as cerebral palsy.[] […] and loss of consciousness (tonic-clonic seizures).[]

  • Gaucher Disease

    The various symptoms and the age when they are most likely to present are as follows: [4] Newborn Congenital ichthyosis Organomegaly Failure to thrive Brain stem dysfunction[] Failure to thrive and stridor (due to laryngospasm) are also common.[] Fatigue prolonged bleeding fever, chills, sweating seizure developmental delay Orthopaedics Bone fractures/osteomyelitis joint pain/contractures bone necrosis/ osteonecrosis[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    […] multiorgan deterioration that includes hepatosplenomegaly, dysostosis multiplex, short stature, coarse facial features, corneal clouding, joint contractures, umbilical hernias, failure[] However, a clear association between EEG, CNS and the history of seizures was not established.[] Long term video-EEG monitoring (LT-VEEGM) demonstrated sleep-related hypermotor seizures consistent with NFLE.[]

  • Methylmalonic Acidemia

    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.[] At 9 months of age, he developed brief tonic seizures, which showed polyspike bursts under EEG. His psychomotor development continued to deteriorate.[] The seizure types included partial seizure (n 21), generalized tonic-clonic seizure (n 5), tonic seizure (n 3), myoclonic seizure (n 3), and epileptic spasms (n 2).[]

  • Hypophosphatasia

    The infantile case presented with failure to thrive, hypotonia, and radiologic rickets at 4 months old.[] Within the first day of life, seizures (focal clonic and tonic) started. The seizures were refractory to phenobarbital and other antiepileptic drugs.[] A 1-month-old boy visited the clinic because of poor feeding, frequent vomiting, hypotonia, and failure to thrive from birth.[]

  • Hyperammonemia Type 3

    Evaluation of Failure to Thrive: Diagnostic Yield of Testing for Renal Tubular Acidosis. Pediatrics. 2003;112: e463–e466.[] […] neurologist as idiopathic epileptic seizure or epilepsy due to cerebrovascular disorder.[] Common symptoms include hypoglycemia, hyperlactacidemia, severe generalized hypotonia, myopathy, cardiomyopathy, failure to thrive, cardiac failure, circulatory collapse,[]

  • Urea Cycle Disorder

    […] to thrive * Constant infant crying * Agitation * Hyperactive behavior * Self-injury * Screaming * Dislike of eating meat * Dislike of eating high protein foods * Lethargy[] Acute management may include the technological interventions of exchange transfusion, peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis, prevention and treatment of seizures, prevention[] Administration of certain medications, high protein diet, excessive exercise, surgical procedures, or trauma can precipitate symptoms of mental confusion, seizure-like activity[]

  • Polycythemia Neonatorum

    Brief resolved unexplained event -- BRUE (Medical Encyclopedia) Crying - excessive (0-6 months) (Medical Encyclopedia) Failure to thrive (Medical Encyclopedia) Hemorrhagic[] Newborns with polycythemia neonatorum have nonspecific findings, related most often to the central nervous and respiratory systems: irritability or lethargy, hypotonia, seizures[] […] to thrive, urosepsis, poor urinary stream, and straining or grunting while voiding Appearance of erythema toxicum Multiple erythematous macules and papules (1 to 3 mm in[]

  • Hyperornithinemia-Hyperammonemia-Homocitrullinuria Syndrome

    Late-onset HHH is often diagnosed in patients who present to their physicians because of failure to thrive, developmental delays, intellectual disability or symptoms consistent[] High doses of arginine precipitated seizures, although plasma levels of arginine and ornithine were not altered.[] […] to thrive.[]

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