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The Floppy Infant

Victor Dubowitz

The Floppy Infant

by Victor Dubowitz

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Published by MacKeith Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pediatrics,
  • Medical / Neurology,
  • Paediatric medicine,
  • Medical

  • Edition Notes

    Clinics in Development Medicine

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9900358M
    ISBN 10090126055X
    ISBN 109780901260550

    ID: Title: Floppy Baby Category: Labeled-Jones 1E ID: Title: The Floppy Baby Category: Labeled-Florin ID: Title: Floppy Infant Category: Labeled-Florin.   In infants, hypotonia is often known as floppy infant syndrome. This name refers to the “rag doll” feeling that characterizes the lack of muscle tone where the infant will rest with loosely extended elbows and knees instead of flexed elbows and knees like that of one with normal muscle tone. In addition to having arms and legs that hang.

    floppy infant Floppy infant syndrome Neonatology A neonate with poor muscle tone and/or response to stimulation of extremities caused by a heterogeneous group of neuromuscular and musculoskeletal disorders Floppy infant causes Bone disease Osteogenesis imperfecta, rickets CNS Atonic diplegia, cerebellar ataxia, cerebral lipidosis, chromosome defects. The dog's floppy ears bounced as he trotted along. Le orecchie molli del cane andavano su e giù mentre camminava. floppy adj adjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (material: flexible).

    Decreased muscle tone; Floppy infant. Considerations. Hypotonia is often a sign of a worrisome problem. The condition can affect children or adults. Infants with hypotonia seem floppy and feel like a "rag doll" when held. They rest with their elbows and knees loosely extended. Infants with normal tone tend to have flexed elbows and knees.   Approach to floppy infant 1. Approach To Floppy Infant Dr Anand Singh (DCH DNB) 2. OBJECTIVES Define tone and how it is maintained Distinguish b/w hypotonia and muscle weakness Differences between central and peripheral causes of hypotonia. Differential diagnosis of hypotonia in infants Appropriate medical and genetic evaluation.


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The second edition of The Floppy Infant is devoted to the recognition and diagnosis of the floppy infant syndrome. It includes a review of some of the more important causes and provides a practical approach to the assessment and management such children require.

The text of the first edition has been completely revised, but the emphasis has not Cited by: The floppy infant sy ndrome is a well-reco gnized. entity for pediatricians and neonatologists a nd. refers to an infant with generalized hypotonia. presenting at birth or in early lif e. An organized.

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Pre-owned: lowest price. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or store. “The floppy infant” is an informal term for generalized hypotonia and is a presenting feature for a wide range of both systemic and neurologic disease.

The pediatric neurologist is regularly requested to evaluate an infant with hypotonia, and it poses a particular diagnostic challenge owing to the extensive differential diagnosis.

Floppy, Floppy book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Stage 1 Biff, Chip and Kipper Stories provide humorous storylines /5(2). The second edition of The Floppy Infant is devoted to the recognition and diagnosis of the floppy infant syndrome.

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Paralytic Disorders: Muscular Weakness With Incidental Hypotonia. Neuromuscular Disorders: 3. Spinal muscular atrophies; 4. Floppy infant syndrome () Concepts: Disease or Syndrome (T), Congenital Abnormality (T) ICD P SnomedCT:,The floppy infant syndrome is a well-recognized entity for pediatricians and neonatologists and refers to an infant with generalized hypotonia presenting at birth or in early life.

An organized approach is essential when evaluating a floppy infant, as the causes are numerous [1]. There are approximat children in the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dubowitz, Victor.

Floppy infant. [London] Spastics International Medical Publications in association with Heinemann,   Floppy infant 1. Approach to Floppy infant 2.

Floppy infant syndrome: a term used to describe reduced muscle tone and muscle weakness in infants. Hypotonia: decrease resistance to passive range of motion Weakness: Reduce power of active motion 3.

Floppy infant: Is not uncommon neurologic condition in infancy. A variety of neuromuscular. This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Floppy Infant, Hypotonic Infant, Hypotonia in Infants, Infantile Hypotonia, Neonatal Hypotonia, Congenital Hypotonia.

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The initial approach to a floppy infant is to determine whether the problem is of central or peripheral origin (Table 7a, Table 7b). Paralytic hypotonia with significant weakness suggests a peripheral neuromuscular problem, whereas non-paralytic hypotonia without significant weakness points to a central cause which may be neurological, genetic.

Decreased muscle tone; Floppy infant. Hypotonia means decreased muscle tone. Considerations Hypotonia is often a sign of a worrisome problem. The condition can affect children or adults. Infants with this problem seem floppy and feel like a "rag doll" when held.

They rest with their elbows and knees loosely extended. Evaluation of the floppy infant Vasantha gowda Jeremy parr Sandeep Jayawant Abstract This review outlines a clinical approach to the evaluation of the floppy infant.

Attention is drawn to the varied manner in which the condition can present, and emphasis is placed upon. The floppy infant: contribution of genetic and metabolic disorders. Brain and Development; OctVol(7): Royden-Jones H, Devivo D, Darras BT.

Neuromuscular disease Of infancy, childhood And adolescence: a clinician’s approach. Philsdelphia:Butterworth-Heinemann   The floppy infant syndrome may be encountered with many illnesses. This chapter addresses the differential diagnosis of floppy infant syndrome, with particular emphasis on neuromuscular diseases; many of these diseases are discussed in detail elsewhere in this book.

Floppy infant caused by MTM1 mutation: a first genetically-confirmed X-linked myotubular myopathy patient in Thailand. Liewluck T, Raksadawan N, Limwongse C, Nishino I, Sangruchi T J Med Assoc Thai Jan;89(1)This book is devoted to the recognition and diagnosis of the floppy infant syndrome.

It includes a review of some of the more important causes and provides a practical approach to the assessment and management such children : $Hypotonia will present differently based upon the etiology and subsequent severity of the muscle flaccidity. Hypotonia is not a specific disorder, but mostly a symptom of a number of other disorders which cause deterioration of the muscle fibers [2, 5, 6, 11].A child afflicted with hypotonia will present visually like a “rag doll” because their limbs and head appear to “flop” to their.