At birth, infants with galb deficiency appear healthy, but by 8 to 15 months, they stop growing and start losing their learned skills (developmental regression). Affected people experience seizures and blindness as the illness worsens, and gradually they lose consciousness of their surroundings and become slow to react. Most people who have this type of illness do not live into early childhood. Children with the c Read More
Signs and symptoms of Hirschsprung's disease vary with the severity of the condition. Usually signs and symptoms appear shortly after birth, but sometimes they're not apparent until later in life.
Typically, the most obvious sign is a newborn's failure to have a bowel movement within 48 hours after birth.
Other signs and symptoms in newborns may include:
Vomiting, including vomiting a gree Read More