Failure to thrive syndrome in Child
An infant with failure to thrive syndrome may face severe malnutrition, dehydration, and permanent damage to brain, central nervous system, and organs, constituting a medical emergency.
If untreated, prognosis may be poor. Management involves identifying and treating the underlying causes, and symptomatic interventions.
R62.51 – Failure to thrive (child)
54840006 – Failure to thrive