Failure to Thrive

Failure to Thrive refers to when an infant fails to gain weight and continue on the usual growth path. It does not necessarily mean weight loss, but only failure to gain the normal amount of weight. Various underlying disorders can cause the infantís body not to get enough nutrition ...

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Introduction: Failure to Thrive

Failure to Thrive (FTT). A general term used for insufficient growth (by standard growth charts) or inadequate weight gain caused by a variety of medical and psychosocial conditions. ...Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1 ...

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Causes List: Failure to Thrive

Some of the causes of the condition may include:2 Causes of Failure To Thrive:

  • 10q22.3q23.3 Microdeletion Syndrome
  • 12q14 Microdeletion Syndrome
  • 17p11.2 Microduplication Syndrome
  • 17q21.31 Microduplication Syndrome
  • 17q23.1q23.2 Microdeletion Syndrome
  • 19q13.11 Microdeletion Syndrome
  • 1p36 Deletion Syndrome
  • 1q21.1 Microdeletion Syndrome
  • 1q21.1 Microduplication ...
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Causes List for Failure to Thrive

Some possible causes of Failure to Thrive or similar disorders may include:3

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Types of Failure to Thrive

Some of the types of this condition may include:4 Types of Failure to thrive:

  • Failure to thrive in infancy
  • Severe failure to thrive
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Names and Terminology

Synonyms: Marked failure to thrive ; Severe postnatal failure to thrive ...Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH)5 ...

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  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): cms/ cegir/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  2. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  5. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): gtr/ conditions/ C1855514/ 

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