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118 Possible Causes for Failure to Thrive, Thick Coarse Hair

  • Growth Failure

    Macrocephaly, coarse face, large mouth with thick lips or macroglossia, frizzy and sparse hair, strabismus, epicanthic fold, thick eyebrows, low nasal bridge and low set ears[amhsr.org] Presentation on theme: "Faltering growth(failure to thrive)"— Presentation transcript: 1 Faltering growth(failure to thrive) refers to not only failure of growth(suboptimal[slideplayer.com] Failure to thrive has many possible causes. In some cases, more than one thing may cause it. A baby or child may not be taking in enough nutrients and calories.[childrensnational.org]

  • Costello Syndrome

    […] lips Kyphoscoliosis, cervical kyphosis Remarkably pleasant, sociable, humorous and easy-going personality Adolescents/Adults Coarse classic facial features Thicker, often[web.archive.org] We present a 7 months old child with severe failure to thrive whose "subtle" facial dysmorphism at the time eluded clinical recognition of the syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] His face had coarse features with low-set ears, mild ptosis and a minimally depressed nasal bridge with wide nostrils, thick lips and low frontal hairline [Figure - 2].[ijdvl.com]

  • Hypothyroidism

    […] and dry hair; coarse, dry, scaly and thick skin; carotenemia, particularly notable on the palms and soles (caused by deposition of carotene in the lipid-rich epidermal layers[merckmanuals.com] Infants and children may present more often with lethargy and failure to thrive. Women who have hypothyroidism may present with menstrual irregularities and infertility.[web.archive.org] Crossref, Medline, Google Scholar 528 Stein MT, Kessler DB, Hubbard E 2004 Failure to thrive in a four-month-old nursing infant. J Dev Behav Pediatr 25 : S69–S73.[doi.org]

  • Cutis Laxa

    During childhood, the characteristic facial features and thick or coarse hair may become quite pronounced.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] to thrive, developmental delay, dysmorphism, osseous abnormality, and CNS manifestations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Features of our patient that have been described in literature included cutis laxa on hands and feet, visible veins on thorax and abdomen, joint laxity, failure to thrive,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gangliosidosis GM1

    Infants have coarse thick hair, a depressed nasal bridge, gingival hypertrophy, large low-set ears and hair on the forehead.[themedicalbiochemistrypage.org] Infantile form: Symptoms appear shortly after birth and include hypotonia, slow psychomotor development, failure to thrive, feeding difficulty, startle reaction to sounds,[accessanesthesiology.mhmedical.com] Early psychomotor deterioration: decreased activity and lethargy in the first weeks; never sit; feeding problems - failure to thrive; visual failure (nystagmus noted) by 6[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 1H

    Others: Other features may include short neck, subluxation of vertebral bodies, thick and coarse body hair and thickened skin.[symptoma.com] […] multiorgan deterioration that includes hepatosplenomegaly, dysostosis multiplex, short stature, coarse facial features, corneal clouding, joint contractures, umbilical hernias, failure[surgicalneurologyint.com] […] hairy skin all over the body, a tuft of hair in the parietal region, coarse facial features and a prominent forehead with a large tongue, hepatosplenomegaly and skeletal[dx.doi.org]

  • Transient Neonatal Hypothyroidism

    coarse hair that goes low on the forehead A large fontanel (soft spot) A herniated (protruding) bellybutton Little to no growth, failure to thrive Illustration by Emily Roberts[verywell.com] […] to thrive Illustration by Emily Roberts, Verywell Causes There are two main forms of congenital hypothyroidism: permanent congenital hypothyroidism and transient congenital[verywell.com] […] or full stomach An enlarged tongue Dry skin Low body temperature Prolonged jaundice A goiter ( enlarged thyroid ) Abnormally low muscle tone Puffy face Cold extremities Thick[verywell.com]

  • Metabolic Disease

    The lips are often thick and tinged purple. Hair is coarse and brittle.[alzheimer-europe.org] Symptoms of Inherited Metabolic Diseases can include a failure to thrive, seizures and other neurologic disorders, developmental delays, abnormal blood tests and hypotonia[mountsinaifpa.org] Undernutrition is a condition in which there is insufficient food to meet energy needs; its main characteristics include weight loss, failure to thrive, and wasting of body[britannica.com]

  • Congenital Hypothyroidism

    […] to thrive Illustration by Emily Roberts, Verywell Causes There are two main forms of congenital hypothyroidism: permanent congenital hypothyroidism and transient congenital[thyroid.about.com] […] to thrive Diagnosis of Hypothyroidism Your child's doctor at Riley at IU Health can use the following exams or tests to diagnose hypothyroidism: Physical exam.[rileychildrens.org] Swelling around eyes Coarse facial features Thick protruding tongue Goiter or enlarged thyroid Widely positioned skull bones Reduced stools or constipation Swollen hands,[hxbenefit.com]

  • Pili Torti

    Lusterless, opaque, scarce blond hair. Pili torti. Thick, coarse and brittle hair in the left occipitotemporal region. Pili torti.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other associations include aminoaciduria, recurrent infections, neurological deficits, delayed growth, short stature and failure to thrive.[ijtrichology.com] Then symptoms begin, including floppy muscle tone, seizures and failure to thrive.[cafnr.missouri.edu]

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