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29 Possible Causes for Failure to Thrive in Survivors

  • Diaphragmatic Hernia

    Failure to thrive is often observed in the presence of optimal feeding regimes.[emedicine.medscape.com] The risk of failure to thrive is especially high in the first year of life, with widely varying prevalence rates between 8% and 69%.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] […] time of primary repair for infants requiring a patch repair is advocated by some team as a means of preventing growth disorders or failure to thrive in this subset of patients[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Erythroderma Desquamativum

    The main complication observed were hypernatremic dehydration, infections and failure to thrive, due to severity of skin disease and the underlying disease.[e-ijd.org] In 67% of the survivors, severe dermatoses persisted at a mean follow up of 5.5 years.[e-ijd.org]

  • X-linked Distal Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    Most die of respiratory failure in the first year of life. Survivors have failure to thrive and intellectual disability.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor

    Malabsorption may be reflected in a history of diarrhea, lactose intolerance, or failure to thrive and should be investigated.[emedicine.com] Second malignant neoplasms The Childhood Cancer Survivor Study, examining adherence to cancer screening guidelines by survivors at average risk for a second malignant neoplasm[emedicine.com]

  • Lung Hernia

    Failure to thrive is often observed in the presence of optimal feeding regimes.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] time of primary repair for infants requiring a patch repair is advocated by some team as a means of preventing growth disorders or failure to thrive in this subset of patients[emedicine.medscape.com] Functional and anatomic esophageal abnormalities are associated with significant gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in 40% of survivors. [5] Prophylactic fundoplication at the[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Urinary Tract Obstruction

    […] to thrive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Of the 14 survivors, those with fsβ2M 5.6 mg/l tended to have stable renal function compared to those with fsβ2M 5.6 mg/l [5/6 (83.3%) vs. 2/8 (25.0%), OR 15.00, 95% CI 0.70[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] groups: (1) 'stable renal function' - probable stable long-term renal function and reasonable growth - and (2) 'loss of renal function' - early loss of renal function and failure[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Junctional Epidermolysis Bullosa

    Renal involvement and continued failure to thrive accompanied the skin disease in survivors, who ranged in age from 30 days to 16 years (mean age, 4.0 years).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

    thrive, macroglossia, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Survivors often require respiratory support including mechanical ventilation, feeding tubes, walker and/or wheelchairs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Prior to availability of ERT, infants with IOPD died in the first year of life from heart failure ( 28 ).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Micrognathism

    Symptoms INHERITANCE: Autosomal dominant GROWTH: [Height]; Short limb dwarfism, prenatal onset; Birth length 35-49 cm; [Other]; Failure to thrive in survivors HEAD AND NECK[findzebra.com]

  • Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    Significant long-term complications included failure-to-thrive in 23% and stricture formation in 30% of the survivors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] NEC complications include inadequate nutrition with failure to thrive, electrolytes and nutrient losses, complications due to prolonged total parenteral nutrition and central[pediatrie.be] […] venous catheters (infections, thrombus,…), intestinal surgical complications (intestinal stricture in 25-35% of NEC survivors, complication related to the stoma,… ) and short[pediatrie.be]

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