Insufficient weight gain
Failure to thrive is a term used when the child is not gaining weight according to its food intake and can be a feature of
- metabolic disorders
- diseases of the gastrointestinal system such as exocrine pancreas insufficiency which may be part of
- Shwachman Diamond Syndrome
- Cystic Fibrosis
30 May 2019
Failure to thrive may indicate exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI), a condition that occurs when the pancreas fails to provide the necessary amount of digestive enzymes...
Shwachman Diamond Syndrome
Shwachman-Diamond syndrome is complex condition which affects different body functions.
The pancreas produces less enzymes for the uptake of food.
The bone marrow malfunctions and...