The following Conditions are related to Poor appetite

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  • Branched chain ketonuria i

    Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by deficiency of certain enzymes (branched-chain alpha-keto acid dehydrogenase complex) required to breakdown (metabolize) specific amino acids in the body. Because these amino acids are not metabolized, they, along with their various byproducts, abnormally accumulate in the cells and fluids of the body. Such accumulation can cause a variety of symptoms including letharg  Read More

  • Holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency

    When a person has holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency, their body is unable to metabolize proteins and carbs. Biotin is a vitamin that aids in the body's conversion of specific carbs and proteins into energy; however, people with this illness have difficulty utilizing it. Because it can result in a dangerous accumulation of organic acids and toxins in the body, holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency is regarded as an organic  Read More

  • Hydrocephalus

    The signs and symptoms of hydrocephalus vary somewhat by age of onset. Infants Common signs and symptoms of hydrocephalus in infants include: Changes in the head An unusually large head A rapid increase in the size of the head A bulging or tense soft spot (fontanel) on the top of the head Physical signs and symptoms Vomiting Sleepiness  Read More