Growth retardation, Irritable mood: 7 Possible Causes
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What causes growth retardation and irritable mood? 7 possible conditions

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Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)

Tetralogy of Fallot is a serious, congenital heart defect characterized by malformations of the heart and a bluish skin tone.

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Hydrocephalus is a condition that occurs when fluid builds up in the skull and causes the brain to swell. The name literally means "water on the brain."

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Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance is the inability to break down a type of natural sugar called lactose. Lactose is commonly found in dairy products, such as milk and yogurt. A person becomes lactose intolerant when his or her smal...

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Celiac Disease (Gluten Intolerance)

Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. Learn about celiac disease systems, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Lead Poisoning

Lead is a toxic metal and a very strong poison. Lead poisoning is serious and sometimes fatal. Discover the causes, treatments, and tips for prevention.

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Hirschsprung Disease

Hirschsprung disease is a blockage that occurs in the colon in about one of every 5,000 births. The cause is unknown, but tends to affect more boys and those with Down syndrome or another inherited condition.

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Tay-Sachs Disease

Tay-Sachs disease is a neurodegenerative disorder most commonly found in infants. Learn more about this rare disease.

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