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27 Possible Causes for Weight Loss in Neonatal Period

  • Baraitser-Winter Syndrome 1

    The full text of this article hosted at is unavailable due to technical difficulties. Update on the ACTG1 ‐associated Baraitser–Winter cerebrofrontofacial syndrome William B. Dobyns Center for Integrative Brain Research, Seattle Children's Research Institute, Seattle, Washington Department of Pediatrics,[…][]

  • Obesity

    Interventions directed towards weight loss and prevention of excessive weight gain must begin in the pre-conception period.[] Fetal complications included increased risks of macrosomia, intrauterine fetal death and stillbirth, and admission to the neonatal intensive care unit.[]

  • Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia

    loss during the neonatal period.[] UGT1A1, SLCO1B1 and SLCO1B3 polymorphisms become risk factors in neonates showing 10% or greater body weight loss during the neonatal period.[] Statistical analysis revealed that maximal body weight loss during the neonatal period is the only independent risk factor for the development of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia[]

  • Perianal Abscess

    He was born following an unremarkable antenatal and early neonatal period and was otherwise in good health, without any history of fever, decrease in appetite, or loss of[] weight.[]

  • Neonatal Jaundice

    Relationship of breast feeding and weight loss to jaundice in the newborn period: Review of the literature and results of a study. Cleve Clin Q 1983;50:263-8.[] Neonatal cholestasis. Semin Perinatol 2004;28:348-55. Butler DA, MacMillan JP.[] Population screening for neonatal liver disease: A feasibility study. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 1998;27:306-11. Powell JE, Keffler S, Kelly DA, Green A.[]

  • Syphilis

    Under the PMTCT program, 2163 APOs had been averted during the 15-year period, including 852(39.4%) early fetal loss/stillbirth, 356(16.4%) neonatal death, 190(8.8%) prematurity[] […] or low birth weight, and 765(35.4%) clinical evidence of congenital syphilis.[]

  • Sepsis Neonatorum

    His mother reported weight loss of 1 kg in the last month, but the child continued to feed regularly, without rejection of particular foods.[] His past medical history was characterized by foot amputation during the neonatal period because of a sepsis and consequent disseminated intravascular coagulation.[]

  • Renal Hypertension

    Just as a history of urinary tract infections suggests renal parenchymal disease, a history of umbilical catheterization in the neonatal period, abdominal irradiation and[] Systemic symptoms like fever, weight loss, diffuse myalgias, features of vascular insufficiency, preceeded by pain over involved arteries and absent pulses suggest aortoarteritis[]

  • Organic Aciduria

    loss in neonates) · Catabolism and involution of the uterus during the postpartum period (mostly OTC females) · Chemotherapy, high-dose glucocorticoids · Prolonged or intense[] […] hyperammonemic crises in UCD patients · Infections · Fever · Vomiting · Gastrointestinal or internal bleeding · Decreased energy or protein intake (e.g. fasting pre surgery, major weight[]

  • Fructose

    The three infants had normal birth weights and experienced no complications during the neonatal period.[] The patient subsequently developed sensorineural hearing loss and early-onset cognitive impairment, despite compliance with the monitoring and treatment of hypoglycaemia.[]

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