Growth abnormalities are common in children with ectodermal dysplasias. In this article, learn what it means when a child is diagnosed as Failure to Thrive or FTT.
Dr. Kathleen J. Motil defines the condition and explains what it means for any child as well as those with ectodermal dysplasias. How common is it? Does it affect both height and weight? Do all types of ectodermal dysplasias cause FTT? All of these questions are answered.
Also, find out all the different factors that can cause FTT in addition to ectodermal dysplasias.
If you are wondering if your child has FTT, learn how to have your child evaluated and diagnosed. Treatment suggestions are also provided. Learn what outcomes you can hope to expect if your child does have FTT.
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