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Anorexia in children

Anorexia in children: Introduction

Anorexia in children: Anorexia in children refers to a extreme loss of appetite in a child that is often coupled with weight loss. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Anorexia in children, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Anorexia in children: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Anorexia 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), more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various 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 with 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 more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis of depression or symptoms of 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 children. See misdiagnosis more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders may worsen more »

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Detailed list of causes of Anorexia in children

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How Common are these Causes of Anorexia 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 Anorexia in children. Of the 13 causes of Anorexia in children that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 8 causes have no prevalence information.

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Causes of Anorexia 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 Anorexia in children:

    Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Eating symptoms (2462 causes), Nutrition symptoms (614 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes)

    Symptoms related to Anorexia in children:

    Eating disorder, Body weight, Body image, Starvation, Psychiatric disorder, Metabolic disorders (50 causes)

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