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26 Possible Causes for Poor Growth due to Malnutrition

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    These include poor growth, apathy, having no desire for food, and developmental regression.[en.wikipedia.org] In babies a number of neurological symptoms can be evident due to malnutrition or pernicious anemia in the mother.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Malnutrition

    In addition 29% will have stunted growth due to poor nutrition. Symptoms of malnutrition The most common symptom of malnutrition is weight loss.[news-medical.net] Some 30 million infants are born each year in developing countries with impaired growth due to poor nutrition in the womb.[unesco.org] Malnutrition in children, especially young children, can lead to stunted growth, developmental delays and more sickness due to poor immune function.[eatright.org]

  • Esophagitis

    growth, malnutrition, or weight loss) and poor appetite – infant, child, rarely adult Abdominal or chest pain – child, adult Feeding refusal/intolerance or poor appetite[apfed.org] – infant, child Difficulty sleeping due to chest or abdominal pain, reflux, and/or nausea – infant, child, adult What causes eosinophilic esophagitis?[apfed.org] Difficulty swallowing – child, adult Food impactions (food gets stuck in the esophagus) – older children, adult Nausea and Vomiting – infant, child, adult Failure to thrive (poor[apfed.org]

  • Growth Failure

    Glynn x Published: November 5, 2018 Abstract Introduction Stunting or linear growth retardation in childhood is associated with delayed cognitive development due to related[journals.plos.org] […] causes (malnutrition, illness, poor stimulation), which leads to poor school outcomes at later ages, although evidence of the association between the timing and persistence[journals.plos.org]

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    Symptoms of celiac disease include diarrhea, weight loss or poor weight gain, growth failure, abdominal pain, chronic fatigue, irritability, an inability to concentrate, malnutrition[care.diabetesjournals.org] due to malabsorption, and other gastrointestinal problems ( 200 ).[care.diabetesjournals.org]

  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis

    growth, malnutrition, or weight loss) and poor appetite – infant, child, rarely adult Abdominal or chest pain – child, adult Feeding refusal/intolerance or poor appetite[apfed.org] – infant, child Difficulty sleeping due to chest or abdominal pain, reflux, and/or nausea – infant, child, adult What causes eosinophilic esophagitis?[apfed.org] Difficulty swallowing – child, adult Food impactions (food gets stuck in the esophagus) – older children, adult Nausea and Vomiting – infant, child, adult Failure to thrive (poor[apfed.org]

  • Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis

    Secondary manifestations such as coagulopathy (due to vitamin K deficiency), malabsorption, and poor weight gain may present earlier than age three months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Malnutrition plays a role in growth retardation; however, symmetric somatic growth failure and delayed puberty may be manifestations of the systemic nature of ATP8B1 deficiency[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    […] anemia is malnutrition.[gleneaglesglobalhospitals.com] Other folic acid deficiency symptoms are: Loss of appetite Weight loss Gray hair Depression Diarrhea Poor growth Headache Irritability The primary cause of folic acid deficiency[gleneaglesglobalhospitals.com] Malnutrition occurs due to having a diet low in vitamins and having overcooked foods.[gleneaglesglobalhospitals.com]

  • Keratitis Bullosa

    […] chewing, (due to poor dentition) esophageal webbing.[blog.ebinfoworld.com] In many cases chronic malnutrition, growth retardation and anemia may ensue.[blog.ebinfoworld.com] The ingestion of food may be limited due to microstomia (inability to fully open mouth due to scarring and contractures of the perioral region), painful swallowing, difficulty[blog.ebinfoworld.com]

  • Hungry Bones Syndrome

    […] factor 23 (FGF 23). [ 3 ] Aetiology Inadequate intake: Poor intake may be due to poor diet, including eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa , difficulty with chewing[patient.info] Malnutrition due to malabsorption or persistent vomiting.[patient.info] Vitamin D increases uptake, and homeostasis in terms of bone content of phosphate and renal excretion is controlled by vitamin D, parathyroid hormone (PTH), and fibroblast growth[patient.info]

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