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405 Possible Causes for Neonatal Lethargy

  • Otitis Media

    […] with lethargy, irritability, or apnea, with or without otitis media.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] of any age group. [5, 6 , 7] In northern climates, RSV is normally identified during annual epidemics in the winter and early spring, but it should be considered in any neonate[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Newborn and neonates present with: Grunting. Poor feeding. Irritability or lethargy. Tachypnoea sometimes.[patient.info] Fever (but neonates may have unstable temperatures, with hypothermia). Cyanosis (in severe infection). Cough (but this is unusual at this age).[patient.info]

  • Burkholderia Cepacia

    All neonates were outborn, 5 preterm and 7 term. B. cepacia was isolated from blood in all and concurrently from CSF in three neonates.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lethargy and respiratory distress (41.7 %) were major presenting features. Five newborns (41.7 %) required mechanical ventilation for 3-7 d.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] authors aimed to determine epidemiology, clinical features, antibiotic sensitivity pattern, complications and outcome of blood culture proven B. cepacia infections in 12 neonates[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Signs and symptoms of GBS neonatal infection may include fever , breathing problems, seizures , lethargy, and poor feeding.[medicinenet.com]

  • Hemorrhagic Stroke

    All neonates presented with abrupt lethargy, ophistotonos, irritability and/or seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical and radiological findings at onset and on follow-up of 5 neonates with thalamic hemorrhage stroke are described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dehydration

    Three exclusively breastfed term neonates were admitted with lethargy, poor feeding, and oligoanuria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a 13-day-old exclusively breastfed neonate, admitted with a history of fever, poor feeding, lethargy and decreased urine output.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The major presenting complaints were fever (34.6%), poor feeding (42.8%), loose stools (40.8%) and lethargy (26.5%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    Propionic acidemia is often manifested during the neonatal period with vomiting, failure to thrive, lethargy, and hyperammonemic coma when catabolism is prolonged.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Trichomonas Vaginalis

    The neonate was subsequently diagnosed with herpetic encephalitis and developed increasing respiratory difficulty, requiring intubation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 2-week-old girl who was brought by her mother to the Children's Emergency Clinic at our institution for symptoms of lethargy and poor appetite.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tyrosinemia

    Clinical considerations: May be asymptomatic in neonate Fever, diarrhea, vomiting, lethargy, and irritability Enlarged liver, jaundice b.[archildrens.org]

  • Tyrosinemia Type 1

    Clinical considerations: May be asymptomatic in neonate Fever, diarrhea, vomiting, lethargy, and irritability Enlarged liver, jaundice b.[archildrens.org]

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