The following Conditions are related to Failure to thrive

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  • Endocardial cushion defects

    Symptoms of ECD may include: Baby tires easily Bluish skin color, also known as cyanosis (the lips may also be blue) Feeding difficulties Failure to gain weight and grow Frequent pneumonia or infections  Pale skin (pallor) Rapid breathing Rapid heartbeat Sweating Swollen legs or abdomen (rare in children) Trouble breathing, e  Read More

  • Endocardial fibroelastosis

    Endocardial fibroelastosis is a rare genetic disorder that affects the valves of the heart, causing them to thicken and stiffen. The thickening and stiffening can lead to heart failure, arrhythmias, blood clots, and other serious complications.Fortunately, there are risk factors for endocardial fibroelastosis that you can be aware of to help you identify and prevent this condition.Risk factors for endocardial fibroelast  Read More

  • Subendocardial sclerosis

    Subendocardial sclerosis is a rare but fatal form of heart disease. It refers to the hardening of the heart's inner lining, known as the endocardium, which can lead to heart failure and cardiac arrest if left untreated. It has a high mortality rate and typically affects infants and children.Although the precise cause of this disease is unknown, the following risk factors can increase your chances of developing subendocardial sclero  Read More

  • Ventricular septal defects

    Ventricular septal defect (VSD) symptoms in a baby may include: Poor eating, failure to thrive Fast breathing or breathlessness Easy tiring You and your doctor may not notice signs of a ventricular septal defect at birth. If the defect is small, symptoms may not appear until later in childhood — if at all. Signs and symptoms vary depending on the size of the hole and other associated hea  Read More