Failure to Thrive Differential Diagnoses
- Author: Andrew P Sirotnak, MD; Chief Editor: Caroly Pataki, MD more...
Inborn error of metabolism and metabolic disease
Other endocrine disorder (thyroid disease, diabetes mellitus)
Formula intolerance or allergy
Renal tubular acidosis
Congenital heart defect
Infants who are premature and who have had complications in the newborn period are at risk for growth failure. Premature infants who have intensive care needs at home are at greater risk for neglect or abuse.
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