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Gray baby syndrome

Gray baby syndrome: Introduction

Gray baby syndrome: A side effect of chloramphenicol (antibiotic) administration to infants - especially premature infants. Infants lack the liver enzymes to metabolize the drug and it builds up to toxic levels. Death is relatively common. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Gray baby syndrome is available below.

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Gray baby syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Gray baby syndrome

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or ...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course,...read more »

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a breast rash with redness and warmth,...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical...read more »

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