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Differential Diagnosis For Weight loss in Children


List of current finding(s):

Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Gastroenteritis, viral
Gastroenteritis, infantile
Amebiasis/Endameba histiolytica
Immune deficiency , acquired (AIDS/HIV)
Intestinal parasites
Hepatitis, chronic active/HBV
Meningitis, tuberculosis
Hepatitis E virus
Anicteric viral hepatitis
Arthritis, tuberculous
Hookworm (Ancylostomiasis) disease
Scrofula/cervical nodes tuberculosis
Syphilis, congenital
Tuberculosis pulmonary
Tuberculosis, cavitary pulmonary
Infected organ, Abscesses
Gastroenteritis, acute
Newborn Sepsis Syndrome
Pneumonia of newborn
Infection Chronic
Granulomatous, Inflammatory Disorders
Letterer-Siwe disease
Neoplastic Disorders
Acute Lymphoblastic/lymphocytic leukemia ALL
Wilms tumor
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Crohn's disease (Regional enteritis)
Duodenal Crohn's disease
Inflammatory bowel disease
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis/Stills d
Ulcerative colitis
Autoimmune hepatitis (Plasma cell)
Celiac disease of childhood
Dermatomyositis/childhood type
Esophageal Crohn's disease
Juvenile ankylosing spondylitis
Juvenile chronic arthritis (rheumatoid)
Metabolic, Storage Disorders
Diabetes mellitus
Enzyme defect/deficiency disorders
Lactose intolerance
Metabolic disorders
Porphyria, acute intermittent
Renal tubular acidosis type IV
Mitochondrial respiratory chain defects
Fabrys disease/Angiokeratatosis (trihexose ceramide)
Krebs cycle/EM cycle metabolic disorder
Wilsons Disease
Fucosidosis (Anderson-Fabry)
Deficiency Disorders
Malnutrition, fetal
Malnutrition, secondary
Failure to thrive/infancy
Marasmus/inanition/cachexia infant
Infantile beriberi
Kwashiorkor (protein deficiency,severe)
Pellagra/niacin deficiency
Zinc deficiency
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Pyloric stenosis, cong. hypertrophic
Congenital acyanotic heart disease
Congenital cyanotic heart disease
Congenital heart disease
Renal tubular acidosis
Renal tubular acidosis, proximal/type 2
Neonatal Graves/thyrotoxicosis disease
Lung dysplasia/hypoplasia/infant
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Cystic fibrosis (mucoviscidosis)
Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy/Pseudohypertrophic
Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle type
Paraplegia, spastic hereditary
Johanson Blizzard genetic syndrome (unco)
MELAS Encephalopathy
Pancreatitis, hereditary
Bartter's syndrome
Severe combined immunodeficiency synd/SCID
Familial Vitamin D dependent Rickets
Relational, Mental, Psychiatric Disorders
Agitated depression
Bulimia and purging/eating disorder
Depression, endogenous
Depression, reactive
Involutional depression
Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Childhood depression
Depression, atypical
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Channel pyloric ulcer
Incomplete pyloric obstruction
Pyloric obstruction/stenosis
Functional, Physiologic Variant Disorders
Reference to Organ System
Malabsorption syndrome
Pyloric hypertrophy, adult
Mastocytosis, systemic
Eponymic, Esoteric Disorders
Degos' acanthomatosis syndrome
Poisoning (Specific Agent)
Lead poisoning in children
Lead poisoning
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External Links Related to Weight loss in Children
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Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)