It took doctors two years to diagnose PEHO Syndrome, which causes severe seizures or fits, swelling of the hands and feet, floppiness
and vision problems.
According to Britney's parents, their daughter showed every symptom, including fever, floppiness
and a rash which does not fade when pressed with a glass.
In babies, symptoms include fever, cold hands and feet, vomiting, going off food, dislike of being handled, floppiness
, pale complexion, high- pitched moaning, sleeplessness and lethargy.
Flu-like illness with a high temperature Cold hands and feet Joint and or limb pain Mottled or very pale skin AS INFECTION DEVELOPS: Neck stiffness Severe headache Vomiting Eyes become sensitive to the light Drowsiness A distinctive rash of red or purple spots which do not fade when pressed In infants - a high-pitched moaning or whimpering cry, floppiness
and a bulging fontanelle (soft part of the skull).
PEHO usually causes severe seizures or fits, a swelling of the hands and feet, floppiness
and visual problems.
He took a closer look at Sam's floppiness
and noticed his bifid uvula (a cleft in the soft hanging structure at the back of the throat) and small head.
Miss O'Neill told the jury: "This would have been evidenced at the very least by floppiness
and could not fail to have been observed by a competent doctor who had examined him properly.
However, small babies may also suffer from a tense or bulging spot on top of their heads, blotched or pale skin, a refusal to feed, a shrill cry and body stiffness or floppiness
Instead of telling me how to dunk a biscuit for optimum floppiness
- before that fateful moment of collapse - or how long I spend shopping, they could be getting into the history of the dropped trouser.
The symptoms are tiredness, floppiness
Kristian was vomiting, showing signs of floppiness
, had a high temperature, a blank stare and was making a high pitched moaning sound.
In babies and infants the symptoms include (though not necessarily at the same time) high temperature and fever, cold hands and feet, high pitched moaning, blank, staring expression, pale, blotchy complexion, neck retraction with arching of back, floppiness
, difficult to wake or lethargic and a bulging fontanelle (soft spot on babies' heads).
He moved his body constantly with a kind of floppiness
, like a puppet whose strings have worked loose.