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2,658 Possible Causes for Poor Feeding

  • Constipation

    Slow transit constipation (STC) is a common disease of which the etiology is still not clear. Multiple hypotheses have been proposed to explain STC, including autonomic neuropathy, disorders of the enteric nervous system and so forth. Morphological abnormalities of the enteric nerves of the colon in patients with STC[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophagitis

    feeding, failure to gain weight, and chest or abdominal pain.[masseyeandear.org] Children can have feeding difficulties like difficulty advancing to age appropriate foods, coughing when they are trying to swallow solids or liquids.[childrensnational.org] The eosinophils cause inflammation in the oesophagus, causing the following symptoms: difficulty feeding, poor weight gain, decreased appetite, chest/abdominal pain, reflux-like[hra.nhs.uk]

  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus

    Symptoms may include failure to thrive, poor feeding, tachycardia, and tachypnea. A continuous murmur at the upper left sternal border is common.[merckmanuals.com] feeding Weight loss Failure to thrive Diagnosis and Treatment If a PDA is suspected, an echocardiogram of the heart will typically be performed.[preemies.about.com] Moderate ducts (PDA) Your child may have symptoms of heart failure, such as breathlessness, poor feeding or impaired growth.[jpaget.nhs.uk]

  • Hydrocephalus

    Infants with hydrocephalus presents with complaints such as poor feeding, vomiting, reduced activity and irritability.[symptoma.com] feeding habits Projectile vomiting Seizures Sleepiness or lack of alertness Very noticeable scalp veins In older children, headaches and visual changes may be seen.[chp.edu] Symptoms may include: Vomiting Poor feeding Listlessness Irritability Constant downward gaze of the eyes Occasional seizures In older children and adults, the bones of the[medtronic.com]

  • Adrenogenital Syndrome

    Poor feeding or vomiting Dehydration Electrolyte changes (abnormal levels of sodium and potassium in the blood) Abnormal heart rhythm Girls with the milder form will usually[medlineplus.gov] Lethargy, feeding difficulties, vomiting, and weight loss are common symptoms. Further examinations may reveal dehydration, hyponatremia, and hyperkalemia.[symptoma.com]

  • Propionic Acidemia

    A new case of propionic acidemia is presented, paying special attention to the early symptoms of this disease, such as increased drowsiness, muscular hypotonia, poor feeding[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neonatal-onset propionic acidemia (PA), the most common form, is characterized by poor feeding, vomiting, and somnolence in the first days of life in a previously healthy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The classical clinical presentation consists of poor feeding, vomiting, metabolic acidosis, hyperammonemia, lethargy, neurological problems, and developmental delay.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Isovaleric Acidemia

    This report concerns an infant who presented at 10 days of age because of lethargy, poor feeding, hypothermia, cholestasis, and thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, and profound[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical features of IVA include poor feeding, vomiting, lethargy, developmental delay, metabolic acidosis, and a characteristic "sweaty foot" odor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical considerations: Poor feeding, vomiting, lethargy, tachypnea Odor of sweaty feet Dehydration Metabolic ketoacidosis Hyperammonemia Hypoglycemia Referral: If signs[archildrens.org]

  • Congenital Malabsorption of Folic Acid

    Infants with hereditary folate malabsorption experience feeding difficulties, diarrhea, and failure to gain weight and grow at the expected rate (failure to thrive).[ghr.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mandibulofacial Dysostosis

    MFDM is caused by mutations in the EFTUD2 gene and is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. 0000750 Feeding difficulties Feeding problems Poor feeding Last updated: 7[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Complications may include: Feeding difficulty Speaking difficulty Communication problems Vision problems This condition is most often seen at birth.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Aromatic L-Amino Acid Decarboxylase Deficiency

    It causes developmental and psychomotor delay, poor feeding, lethargy, ptosis, intermittent hypothermia, gastrointestinal disturbances.[uniprot.org] The index patient and her brother both had poor sucking power and feeding difficulty at birth and episodes of oculogyric crises, truncal hypotonia, limb hypertonia, sleep[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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