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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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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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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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