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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[] Presentation on theme: "Faltering growth(failure to thrive)"— Presentation transcript: 1 Faltering growth(failure to thrive) refers to not only failure of growth(suboptimal[] 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.[]

  • Costello Syndrome

    […] lips Kyphoscoliosis, cervical kyphosis Remarkably pleasant, sociable, humorous and easy-going personality Adolescents/Adults Coarse classic facial features Thicker, often[] 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.[] 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].[]

  • 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[] Infants and children may present more often with lethargy and failure to thrive. Women who have hypothyroidism may present with menstrual irregularities and infertility.[] 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.[]

  • Cutis Laxa

    During childhood, the characteristic facial features and thick or coarse hair may become quite pronounced.[] […] to thrive, developmental delay, dysmorphism, osseous abnormality, and CNS manifestations.[] 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,[]

  • Gangliosidosis GM1

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

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 1H

    Others: Other features may include short neck, subluxation of vertebral bodies, thick and coarse body hair and thickened skin.[] […] multiorgan deterioration that includes hepatosplenomegaly, dysostosis multiplex, short stature, coarse facial features, corneal clouding, joint contractures, umbilical hernias, failure[] […] 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[]

  • 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[] […] to thrive Illustration by Emily Roberts, Verywell Causes There are two main forms of congenital hypothyroidism: permanent congenital hypothyroidism and transient congenital[] […] 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[]

  • Metabolic Disease

    The lips are often thick and tinged purple. Hair is coarse and brittle.[] Symptoms of Inherited Metabolic Diseases can include a failure to thrive, seizures and other neurologic disorders, developmental delays, abnormal blood tests and hypotonia[] 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[]

  • Congenital Hypothyroidism

    […] to thrive Illustration by Emily Roberts, Verywell Causes There are two main forms of congenital hypothyroidism: permanent congenital hypothyroidism and transient congenital[] […] 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.[] Swelling around eyes Coarse facial features Thick protruding tongue Goiter or enlarged thyroid Widely positioned skull bones Reduced stools or constipation Swollen hands,[]

  • Pili Torti

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

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