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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Sinfonia por el Peru and Dubai Cares, true 'Music for Development'." Dubai Cares' programme in Peru tackles poverty and growth delay in rural areas of the Andes and urban slums.
It affects the kidneys, eyes, liver, muscles, pancreas, brain, and white blood cells, causing serious complications, including muscle wasting, growth delay, diabetes, hypothyroidism, and eventual kidney failure.
In our case, though the patient was confirmed to be a carrier of missense mutation in NIPBL , but she had obvious intrauterine growth delay: low weight (1800 g), low height (39 cm), as well as low head circumference (30.5 cm) at birth.
In addition we also aimed to determine age at initial diagnosis, frequency of different karyotype variants, degree of growth delay and prevalence of different phenotypic features of TS.
After this first clinical, biological, and radiological evaluation, the working diagnosis was constitutional growth delay with late normal puberty, but skeletal dysplasia (dysmorphic features in the context of short stature) was considered for differential diagnosis.
The underlying etiologies cannot be identified occasionally, (2, 7) and the condition is listed as familial short stature and/or constitutional growth delay. (1, 2, 8) It is estimated that 60-80% of short children who are at or below -2 SDS are diagnosed as ISS.
ORLANDO -- A combination corticosteroid asthma inhaler has, for the first time, been associated with growth delay and adrenocorticotropic suppression in children.
Symptoms of Hunter syndrome include growth delay, joint stiffness and coarsening of facial features.
The tumour growth delay (TGD), which is the difference or delay in days for treated versus control groups to reach a specified volume (in this case twice the starting volume) was also determined.
With the addition of a third antimicrobial at low doses, growth delay was reduced until higher concentrations were added.
Brachman-de Lange syndrome: A cause of early symmetric fetal growth delay. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 1999;85(2):173-177.
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.