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What can cause "failure to thrive syndrome" in children?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Many issues
This is a descriptive term indicating an infant or child who fails to meet the parameters for age and size and weight and in fact is falling down.
This is an index of problems that need explanation. Categories: child abuse, malabsorption, severe infection, chronic illness, cancer, blood dyscrasias, inherited issues. Your pediatrician should be consulted immediately to sort this out.

In brief: Many issues
This is a descriptive term indicating an infant or child who fails to meet the parameters for age and size and weight and in fact is falling down.
This is an index of problems that need explanation. Categories: child abuse, malabsorption, severe infection, chronic illness, cancer, blood dyscrasias, inherited issues. Your pediatrician should be consulted immediately to sort this out.
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