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597 Possible Causes for Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Small for Age

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Pneumonia Patients with pneumonia often have a higher fever than patients with acute bronchitis, may appear more ill, and have rales on lung examination.[online.epocrates.com] 10 and 60 yr (mean age of 40) Diffuse small centrilobular nodular opacities and hyperinflation seen on chest x-ray and high-resolution CT Mostly male nonsmokers Almost all[msdmanuals.com] This could not be attributed to any difference in other variables such as cumulative cigarette consumption, age or other lung function variables 24, 59.[doi.org]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    A small proportion of AG patients have stool diagnostics performed and only positive tested patients are reported to the NNSID.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] DIET (Always give frequent small amounts) LESS THAN SIX MONTHS OF AGE: Day 1: Pedialyte or Ricelyte (frequent small amounts) Day 2: ½ strength or full strength Isomil or Prosobee[ambishoppeds.com] Hence, a very small proportion of 2.3% ( 11.6 19.8%) of AG patients consulting a Sentinella-physician were actually reportable to the mandatory reporting system.[link.springer.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    This article has no abstract; the first 100 words appear below. Acute pharyngitis is one of the most common illnesses for which patients visit primary care physicians.[doi.org] […] airways that affects babies and children up to the age of two) and tuberculosis (a more serious, bacterial lung infection).[cysticfibrosisnewstoday.com] In fact, the college recommends against using OTC cough syrups or cold medicines for anyone younger than age 14.[web.archive.org]

  • Acute Cystitis

    […] with suprapubic tenderness. 10 Acute pyelonephritis should be suspected if the patient is ill-appearing and seems uncomfortable, particularly if she has concomitant fever[aafp.org] The primary infant outcomes were small‐for‐gestational age and total mortality.[doi.org] appears ill enough to warrant hospitalization.[antimicrobe.org]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    The primary infant outcomes were small‐for‐gestational age and total mortality.[doi.org] Neither ASB nor UTI were associated with preterm birth or babies being small for gestational age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] While preterm deliveries are associated with low birthweight, some low birthweight infants are small for gestational age as a consequence of intrauterine growth retardation[doi.org]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Among small children the risk of hypoglycaemia is increased.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Young teenagers eliminate ethanol at the same rate as adults, whereas preschool age children are reported to eliminate ethanol twice as fast.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adenovirus Infection

    […] well as from patients with mild febrile inflammatory processes involving the conjunctivas, upper respiratory tract, lungs and intestine. 1 In general, the prognosis at all ages[nejm.org] Contagious in nature, sporadic outbreaks of adenovirus infection occur in small groups, especially summer camps in the setting of an inadequately chlorinated water source[emedicine.medscape.com] However, some fatalities in infants and small children with adenovirus pneumonia have been reported from various countries. 1 , 2 Predisposing factors are assumed to be responsible[nejm.org]

  • Acute Respiratory Infection

    […] as age-group and season, and it was not informative to combine 2 sites with such different ARI incidences.[journals.lww.com] […] counts of pathogen-specific infections in many strata when stratifying by study site, inpatient/outpatient, age group and calendar quarter.[journals.lww.com] Weighted pathogen-specific incidence estimates could not be calculated because the total number of infections for most viruses was too small to stratify by study site as well[journals.lww.com]

  • Panic Attacks

    […] those who did not were independently associated with respective 2.29- (95% confidence interval (CI) 1.14-4.60) and 1.45-fold (95% CI 1.03-2.04) increased risks of having small-for-gestational-age[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Food Allergy

    RSV is the most common cause of bronchiolitis (inflammation of the small airways in the lung) and pneumonia in children younger than 1 year of age in the United States.[niaid.nih.gov] Only a small subset of infants with severe eczema (  0.9%) and/or egg allergy (i.e., high-risk infants) need in-office testing, medically supervised peanut ingestion and/or[doi.org] Key-take home messages The vast majority of infants should have non-choking forms of peanut introduced at home, in an age-appropriate way, at approximately 6 months of age[doi.org]

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