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Obesity in children: Obesity in children refers to a child who is overweight to a degree that it impacts health. See detailed information below for a list of 39 causes of Obesity in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms. There are often four symptoms and conditions...read more »
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...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,...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 pressure can simply be too small to...read more »
Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension, is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients....read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in...read more »
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Exogenous obesity, Excessive eating (44 causes), Hypercortisolism, Cushing syndrome (6 causes), Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Pseudohypoparathyroidism, Primary hyperinsulinism, Weaver syndrome, Turner's syndrome, Ruvalcaba syndrome
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