growth failure


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Related to growth failure: failure to thrive

growth failure

a lack of normal physical and psychological development that results from genetic, nutritional, pathological, or psychosocial factors. See also failure to thrive, maternal deprivation syndrome.

growth failure

 
1. Dysplasia–Pediatrics, see there.
2. Failure to thrive, see there.
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Factors that might have contributed to growth failure were evaluated.
Most of the children presented with recurrent abdominal pain, abdominal distention, growth failure and diarrhea typical to b-thalassaemia major and also suggestive of celiac disease.
The exact mechanisms of serum levels of leptin, ghrelin and TNF-a in growth failure amongst children with CHD have not been fully elucidated.
The American Pediatrics Academy considered growth failure as a severe complication of untreated obstructive sleep apnea (18).
The original approval for Omnitrope covered treatment of pediatric patients with growth failure and for replacement therapy in adults with growth hormone deficiency.
Diaphragmatic paralysis due to phrenic nerve palsy related to brachial plexus injury may result in significant respiratory compromise, pulmonary infection, growth failure and even death.
Treatment corrected growth failure and promoted catch-up growth.
Growth failure is persistent after birth and often resistant to supplemental feeding.
Physical growth failure is perhaps the most pervasive developmental issue for children with CKD.
Early malnutrition accounts for pronounced growth failure in very young children, who remain stunted as adults.
Crohn's disease can present as growth failure or sometimes masquerade as anorexia nervosa
12] deficiency may have important ramifications for both mothers and infants, as it is linked to neural tube defects, pre-eclampsia, developmental abnormalities, growth failure, and anemia.