The causes of growth failure is multifactorial and includes decreased intake, malabsorption, stool losses, increased nutritional needs and growth inhibition caused by inflammatory cytokines and hormonal imbalances. This paper will review the detection, pathogenesis and available interventions for growth failure in this pediatric population.
|Original language||English (US)|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2006|
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