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279 Possible Causes for Failure to Thrive in Early Infancy

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    During infancy, signs of a vitamin B12 deficiency include failure to thrive, movement disorders, developmental delays, and megaloblastic anemia [ 30 ].[web.archive.org] During infancy, signs of a vitamin B12 deficiency include failure to thrive, movement disorders, developmental delays, and megaloblastic anemia [ 33 ].[ods.od.nih.gov] The neurological symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency can occur without anemia, so early diagnosis and intervention is important to avoid irreversible damage [ 6 ].[web.archive.org]

  • Hydronephrosis

    Urinary tract obstruction is a blockage that inhibits the flow of urine through its normal path (the urinary tract), including the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Blockage can be complete or partial. Blockage can lead to kidney damage, kidney stones, and infection. Symptoms can include pain in the side,[…][merckmanuals.com]

  • Hypersensitivity

    Affected group: Early infancy. Symptoms: Protracted diarrhoea, vomiting, failure to thrive, abdominal distension, early satiety, and malabsorption.[web.archive.org] Non-IgE-Mediated Food Allergic Disorders (some appear to be T-cell-mediated) Affected group: Early infancy.[web.archive.org] Symptoms: Irritability, protracted vomiting 1 to 3 hours after feeding, bloody diarrhoea (may result in dehydration) anaemia, abdominal distension, failure to thrive.[web.archive.org]

  • Leigh's Disease

    A 4 1/2-month-old girl suffered from psychomotor retardation, generalized hypotonia, poor feeding, hyperreflexia, nystagmus, optical atrophy and choreoathetosis from the age of 3 months. Her blood lactate level was elevated to 40 mg/dL. Magnetic resonance imaging of her brain showed low T1 and high T2 signal[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyperuricemia

    Failure to thrive, hyperuricemia, and renal insufficiency in early infancy secondary to partial hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyl transferase deficiency.[link.springer.com]

  • Canavan Disease

    infancy Lack or inability in head control Undeveloped motor skills or may lose previously acquired motor skills Failure to thrive due to difficulty in feeding and swallowing[healthool.com] The general symptom of the disease may vary however although the general and common symptoms include the following: Rapid increase in head circumference especially during early[healthool.com]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Myasthenia is a condition in which neuromuscular transmission is affected by antibodies against neuromuscular junction components (autoimmune myasthenia gravis, MG; and neonatal myasthenia gravis, NMG) or by defects in genes for neuromuscular junction proteins (congenital myasthenic syndromes, CMSs). Clinically,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Osteoporosis

    During infancy, signs of a vitamin B12 deficiency include failure to thrive, movement disorders, developmental delays, and megaloblastic anemia [ 33 ].[ods.od.nih.gov] The neurological symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency can occur without anemia, so early diagnosis and intervention is important to avoid irreversible damage [ 6 ].[ods.od.nih.gov]

  • Classical Phenylketonuria

    Abstract Indirect measurements have previously suggested that patients with classical phenylketonuria (PKU) do not convert significant amounts of phenylalanine to tyrosine. Low-dose continuous infusion techniques employing [2H5]phenylalanine and [2H2]tyrosine were used to quantitate in vivo phenylalanine[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Zellweger Syndrome

    From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search congenital disorder of nervous system cerebrohepatorenal syndrome congenital iron overload peroxisome biogenesis disorder ZS edit English Zellweger syndrome congenital disorder of nervous system cerebrohepatorenal syndrome congenital iron overload peroxisome[…][wikidata.org]

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