The following Conditions are related to Growth delay

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  • Brandt syndrome

    Brandt Syndrome is another name for Acrodermatitis Enteropathica, an autosomal recessive metabolic condition impairing zinc absorption through the mucus membrane lining the colon's inner surface.The skin around bodily openings (periorificial dermatitis), the tips of fingers and toes (acral dermatitis), hair loss (alopecia), and diarrhea are its defining characteristics.Another name for this disease is  Read More

  • Ulcerative colitis

    Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disorder. The mucosal and submucosal layers of the colon and rectum of the diseased person undergo inflammation. The disease initiates at the rectum and spreads proximally in a continuous manner.A person with first-degree relative suffering from the disease is 25% more likely to develop the disease.TreatmentWith a remission rate of 50%, the first-line treatmen  Read More