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Significant weight loss with cognitive and communication limitations in an adolescent.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23027142     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mark is a 17-year-old adolescent with an unknown dysmorphic syndrome associated with intellectual disability. His food intake was limited for at least 3 months. He refused all foods, while he lost 12 pounds in 9 months. His mother said that he has been in a good mood and performing at his baseline level in school. Mark has a limited expressive verbal capacity; he uses some single words, he can express pain, but he has minimal understanding of conversation. He has an appointment at the primary care pediatric clinic for a weight check.
Authors:
Kim Houkom; Bretten D Pickering; Mark Sawyer; Martin T Stein
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1536-7312     ISO Abbreviation:  J Dev Behav Pediatr     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-02     Completed Date:  2013-04-05     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8006933     Medline TA:  J Dev Behav Pediatr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  676-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Humans
Intellectual Disability / physiopathology,  psychology
Male
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary / complications,  diagnosis*,  psychology
Weight Loss*

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