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Glossary for Changes in infant behaviour

Medical terms related to Changes in infant behaviour or mentioned in this section include:

  • ACTH Deficiency: A rare endocrine disorder involving a lack of ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone) and low levels of cortisol and steroid hormones.
  • Acanthamoeba infection: Infection with a microscopic, free-living ameba that is readily found in the environment - soil, air and water. Most people exposed to the ameba will not become infected but when infections do occur, they tend to affect the eyes, central nervous system or can cause widespread infection throughout the body.
  • Acanthocytosis: A rare disorder where most of the red blood cells are abnormal with spiny projections due to lipid abnormalities. The blood abnormality is seen in conditions such as abetalipoproteinemia, severe liver disease and severe malnutrition. Symptoms and prognosis depend on the underlying disorder.
  • Adrenal adenoma: collection of growths (-oma) of glandular origin.
  • Autism: Childhood mental condition with social and communication difficulties.
  • Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
  • Behaviour changes: behaviour that is maladaptive and harmful
  • Cerebral Palsy: Any brain disorder causing movement disability
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Cognitive impairment: General loss of mental or cognitive ability
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hepatic encephalopathy: Caused by marked liver disease that results in disturbances of consciousness
  • Hypoxia: This is where there is a reduction of oxygen supply to parts of the body below what is required for adequate perfusion
  • Infant symptoms: Symptoms affecting babies and infants.
  • Lactose intolerance: lactose intolerance is the inability to metabolize lactose, a sugar found in milk and other dairy products, because the required enzyme lactase is absent in the intestinal system or its availability is lowered
  • Lead poisoning: A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to lead.
  • Leukemia: Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells.
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Sepsis: The presence of microorganisms in the blood circulation
  • Trypanosomiasis, east-African: A rare infectious disease caused by a parasite called Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and is transmitted through the bite of an infected Tsetse fly. The infection causes an acute illness with symptoms occurring from days to weeks after infection. Death relatively common, especially in untreated cases.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Changes in infant behaviour:

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