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893 Possible Causes for Underweight

  • Malnutrition

    Underweight prevalence was at 20.8% of whom 9.5% were severely underweight. The global acute malnutrition rate was 18.9%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Women's educational attainment and breastfeeding practices were also found significant for stunting and underweight.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Feeding difficulties in this population were strongly associated with being underweight.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    We collected high-resolution T1-weighted images from 26 underweight girls with AN before weight gain and 20 healthy control volunteers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] psychological disorder classically seen in young women who present with significant weight loss, a distorted body image, and an intense fear of gaining weight despite being underweight[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The current study conducted a comprehensive assessment of attention networks in adolescents with AN who were not severely underweight during the study using an approach that[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    […] cystic fibrosis must take pancreatic enzymes to digest food and absorb nutrients 30% of female adults with cystic fibrosis and 17% of male adults with CF are classified as underweight[web.archive.org] Research supports the use of high-calorie diets in underweight patients but further work needs to be done on the most efficacious route of delivery.[patient.info] CF patients have increased energy expenditure and energy deficit and are underweight.[doi.org]

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    Malnutrition is defined as a z-score of less than -2 for weight-for-height (e.g., wasting), height-for-age (e.g., stunting), or weight-for-age (e.g., underweight).[cdc.gov] Recommended anthropometric indices used to characterize malnutrition include: Weight-for-Height (to assess wasting) Height-for-Age (to assess stunting) Weight-for-Age (to assess underweight[cdc.gov]

  • Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis

    Abstract Fatal peripheral cholangiocarcinoma developed in 2 girls with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, ABCB11 mutations, and absent bile salt export pump (BSEP) expression. BSEP deficiency may cause cholangiocarcinoma through bile-composition shifts or bile-acid damage within cells capable of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gaucher Disease

    The Gaucher Outcome Survey (GOS) is an international disease-specific registry established in 2010 for patients with a confirmed diagnosis of Gaucher disease (GD), regardless of GD type or treatment status. For insight into how GD management varies among countries, we analyzed treatment patterns in GOS. As of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Atrophic Papulosis

    Degos disease is a lethal small vessel angiopathy targeting the skin, gastrointestinal tract, and central nervous system, potentially developing in the setting of known autoimmune disease, although forme fruste primary variants exist. Its pathogenetic basis is unknown. Four cases of Degos disease were encountered in[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anorexia

    Eating disorder-related impairment in AN was not related to the severity of underweight or purging behaviors, but was uniquely and positively associated with weight/shape[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A person does not need to be emaciated or underweight to be struggling.[nationaleatingdisorders.org] Intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat, even though underweight.[nationaleatingdisorders.org]

  • Asbestosis

    Abstract A 77-year-old man, who had been a subway construction worker, was admitted to our hospital for surgical treatment of left cheek carcinoma and an examination for pancytopenia on November 17, 1986. Bone marrow aspiration revealed that 10% of the nucleated cells were blasts with morphological atypism. Bone[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Classic Multiminicore Myopathy

    Title Other Names: RSS; Rigid spine muscular dystrophy-1; RSMD1; RSS; Rigid spine muscular dystrophy-1; RSMD1; Muscular dystrophy, congenital, merosin positive with early spine rigidity; MDRS1; Minicore myopathy, severe classic form; Multicore myopathy, severe classic form; Multiminicore disease, severe classic form;[…][rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

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