failure to thrive


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failure to thrive

A medical term used to describe an infant or young child who has experienced delays in physical growth, for a variety of possible reasons. I'm a bit concerned about little Howie's failure to thrive, so I want you to bring him back the office next week for further examination.
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(3.) Block RW, Krebs NE Failure to thrive as a manifestation of child neglect.
Possible Indicators of HIV in Children Many illnesses with Mild, non-specific obscure causes symptoms Adenopathy Hepatospleenomegaly Fungal infections past Jaundice at birth infancy Atopic dermatitis Developmental delay or loss of milestones Chronic or recurrent Fever of unknown origin diarrhea Many illnesses with Frequent bacterial obscure causes infections Adenopathy Failure to thrive, poor appetite Fungal infections past Parotitis infancy Atopic dermatitis Thrombocytopenia Chronic or recurrent Adopted with no family diarrhea historical data Table 2.
4/52 cases which presented later in life showed features like failure to thrive, urinary complications and deterioration of renal function in both the kidneys and finally lead to nephrectomy (13).
Variables n Gender Male 108 Mean age at fundoplication 3 years Median follow-up 2.4 years (Range: 1 month--17.2 months) Neurologically related diagnoses Hypoxemic-ischemic 51 encephalopathy Seizure disorder 33 Syndromes 33 Cerebral palsy 32 Encephalopathy 11 Congenital malformation 8 Metabolic 6 Traumatic brain injury 3 Respiratory clinical presentation Recurrent episodes of aspiration 127 Mechanical ventilation 65 Chronic cough 54 Gastrointestinal presentation Nasogastric tube-fed 144 Failure to thrive 98 Recurrent vomiting 62 Table 2--Predictors of mortality risk factors.
Series of congenital vallecular cysts: a rare yet potentially fatal cause of upper airway obstruction and failure to thrive in the newborn.
Due to his clinical features including recurrent infection and failure to thrive, we suspected that he might have immunodeficiency or CF.
Alfie Hall's failure to thrive as a baby prompted mum Sarah-Louise to take action
Food protein-induced allergic proctocolitis and food protein-induced enteropathy are also non-IgE-mediated food allergies, but they often have subacute to chronic presentations ranging from hemoccult-positive stools in healthy infants to chronic diarrhea causing failure to thrive [1].
At age 26 months, she showed a failure to thrive and dystrophy (weight 9700 grams, below 3rd percentile; length 86 cm, 10-15th percentile).
Frequency of failure to thrive is significantly high in CCD (82.05%) but patients merely with short stature were more common in NDCD (33.3%).
Physical examination showed moderate dehydration, failure to thrive (3rd percentile), and diffuse rhonchi on auscultation.
Our first child with perinatal HIV presented in 1985 at age 4 weeks with failure to thrive, vomiting, diarrhea, and thrush.
A male one-year old child presenting with failure to thrive was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis and had three older siblings (two brothers and a sister).
They are associated with significant clinical implications, including respiratory distress and failure to thrive. The incidence and classification of these deformities are varied in the otolaryngology literature.
They address radiology, head trauma, nonfatal strangulation, bruises and burns, ophthalmic manifestations and oral injuries, thoracoabdominal injuries, poisoning, neglect, abandonment, failure to thrive, sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy, medical abuse, the role of law enforcement, interdisciplinary death investigation, DNA, and prevention.
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