growth delay

growth delay

A disruption or cessation in the normal linear growth rate of a child, usually as a result of illness or malnutrition.
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As single-agents, SEPREHVIR and an anti-PD-1 immune checkpoint inhibitory antibody showed moderate tumor growth delay with no complete responses.
The purpose of GNP is to provide multidisciplinary outpatient evaluation and treatment for children with growth delay also referred to as "failure to thrive.
3 Growth delay is a common feature, obvious in Robert's case because he was approximately 150cm in height.
A mechanistic explanation for the association between lead exposure and growth delay in childhood has not been firmly established.
The study also pointed out the destructive effect of the disorders on young children, including growth delay and unstable vital signs, which can occur in the absence of weight loss, as well as other restrictive eating disorder symptoms.
Lack of calcium in the diet leads to serious disorders: growth delay in children, disorders in the formation of bones and teeth, tooth decay, increased bleeding of vessels, increased nervous excitability, disturbances of the heart, increased blood pressure, etc.
It can vary in severity, but may affect many parts of the body, with symptoms including heart defects, immune and endocrine problems, cleft palate, gastrointestinal conditions, growth delay and neuropsychiatric abnormalities.
The Dubai Early Childhood Development Centre has launched pilot services for children with disabilities, birth defects and newborns with high risk of growth delay until the age of six years.
He said her medical records showed she "fell off the growth charts" a month before receiving too much of the cream and cited expert testimony that the culprit was an inherited "constitutional growth delay," not a reaction to the ointment.
He also suffered from a rare disorder known as Chromosome 22 Ring, which causes mental retardation, growth delay and a shortened life expectancy.
I shall take the position that there is an entitlement to GH in those situations where children (1) are growth hormone deficient, (2) have other medical problems impinging on growth, or (3) have pathological rates of growth--but that there is no entitlement where children have a constitutional growth delay, or are very short but not GHD or otherwise pathological.