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Ditzzy January 28th, 2011 01:28 PM

medical reasons
 
There are so many diseases, syndromes, and other issues that can cause FTT. Do you know why your child is FTT?

i3ai3ydanny January 30th, 2011 06:41 PM

Re: medical reasons
 
We thought we did. He was diagnosed with Isolated Chymotrypsin Deficiency last January but he has stopped growing again even with the enzyme supplements that are supposed to make him 100% better...we will see what happens Tuesday. We were supposed to get results from a second pancreatic function test last Tuesday but Danny got sick so we had to postpone it until Tuesday.

Ditzzy January 30th, 2011 06:52 PM

Re: medical reasons
 
Good luck! I hope you get answers.

Cheep Sk8 February 22nd, 2011 04:15 PM

Re: medical reasons
 
We are not really sure what exactly causes it, but we believe that it the FTT along with the heart condition and hypothyroidism are all connected to her NF1 which is caused by a microdeletion on Chromosome 17.

Ditzzy February 22nd, 2011 07:11 PM

Re: medical reasons
 
Ava's FTT is caused by her Electron Transport Chain Deficiency (Mito).

BusyMom4 February 23rd, 2011 07:06 AM

Re: medical reasons
 
Dont really know. She doesnt eat enough, burns extra calories for her lungs, and is genetically small.


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