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Failure to Thrive in Elderly Adults Differential Diagnoses

  • Author: Nadia Ali, MD, MPH, MBBS, ABHIM, FACP; Chief Editor: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA  more...
Updated: Dec 03, 2015

Diagnostic Considerations

Failure to thrive is a nonspecific symptom and can result from malfunctioning of any organ system in the body.

Differential Diagnoses

Contributor Information and Disclosures

Nadia Ali, MD, MPH, MBBS, ABHIM, FACP Clinical Assistant Professor, Temple University School of Medicine; Associate Program Director, Department of Internal Medicine, Crozer Chester Medical Center

Nadia Ali, MD, MPH, MBBS, ABHIM, FACP is a member of the following medical societies: American Medical Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Chief Editor

Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA Chief of Neurology, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital; Professor of Neurology, Loyola University Medical Center

Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Neurology, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, American Medical Association

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

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