Skip to main content

Table 2 Final diagnosis in the 74 patients admitted for Failure To Thrive (FTT)

From: Failure to thrive in infant and toddlers: a practical flowchart-based approach in a hospital setting

Final diagnosis N
Non-Organic Failure To Thrive (NOFTT)
 Caloric intake deficit 38
 Preceding infection 5
Total 43
Organic Failure To Thrive (OFTT)
 Gastrointestinal problems: GERD [4], malrotation [1], CMPI [4], biliary atresia [1], hepatic insufficiency [1], eosinophilic esophagitis [1] 12
 Genetic conditions: Turner syndrome [1], Noonan syndrome [1], Silver Russel syndrome [2], Prader Willi syndrome [2], other genetic syndromes [2] 8
 Metabolic condition: fatty acid oxidation defect [1], congenital disorder of glycosylation [1] 2
 Cardiac disease: aortic coarctation [1], large defect of the interventricular septum [1] 2
 Renal tubular acidosis 1
 Malignancy 1
 CMV congenital infection 1
 Fetal alcohol syndrome 1
 SOD 1
 Central hypothyroidism 1
 Achondroplasia 1
Total 31
  1. Abbreviations
  2. GERD Gastroesophageal reflux disease. CMPI intolerance to cow’s milk proteins. SOD septo optic dysplasia