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Poor growth in children

Poor growth in children: Introduction

Poor growth in children: Poor growth in children is a delay is or reduced amount of the expected growth of a child. See detailed information below for a list of 56 causes of Poor growth in children, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Misdiagnosis and Poor growth in children

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 vaginal itch), which are obvious...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, also fail to be diagnosed...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...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...read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Poor growth in children

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  • Achondroplasia
  • Acquired hypopituitarism due to chemotherapy for tumors
  • Acquired hypopituitarism due to infection
  • Acquired hypopituitarism due to infiltration disorders
  • Acquired hypopituitarism due to irradiation for tumors
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How Common are these Causes of Poor growth in children?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Poor growth in children. Of the 56 causes of Poor growth in children that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 47 causes have no prevalence information.

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Causes of Poor growth in children Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Poor growth in children:

    Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Growth symptoms (2485 causes), Developmental symptoms (4007 causes), Infant symptoms (2900 causes)

    Symptoms related to Poor growth in children:

    Crohn's disease, Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Chronic liver disease, Familial short stature, Constitutional delay of growth and puberty, Growth hormone deficiency, Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Growth hormone resistance (Laron syndrome), Congenital hypopituitarism, Acquired hypopituitarism due to irradiation for tumors

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