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Failure to thrive and the skin 

Failure to thrive and the skin
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Failure to thrive and the skin
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10.1093/med/9780199208388.003.06
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date: 14 October 2019

Introduction82

Pathophysiology82

Classification of ‘failure to thrive’ (FTT)84

Conditions associated with skin problems85

Clinical evaluation86

failure to thrive is a descriptive term and not a specific diagnosis. Most would accept the definition of weight measurement falling by two major percentiles using standard UK 1990 charts....

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