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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ORLANDO -- A combination corticosteroid asthma inhaler has, for the first time, been associated with growth delay and adrenocorticotropic suppression in children.
Results: All patients exhibited the core clinical symptoms of WHS, including severe growth delay, a Greek warrior helmet facial appearance, differing degrees of intellectual disability, and epilepsy or electroencephalogram anomalies.
For lactate and methyl-paraben, a growth delay of 18 and seven days, respectively, was observed.
With docetaxel:AUY922, the conventional formulation provided negligible tumor growth delay at the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) in the OVCAR-8 human ovarian xenograft model with tumors reaching 1 gram in size in approximately 25 days.
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.
g familial short stature, constitutional growth delay, congenital heart disease, tuberculosis, celiac disease, immunodeficiency etc were excluded from the study.
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.
Five patients (29%) had a statural growth delay of less than -2 standard deviations for age.
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.