GastroIntestinal

Summary

Gastroesophageal refluxi is prevalent in young children with Kabuki Syndrome, hindering the child's health, apetite and growth. Undiagnosed diarrhea and/or constipation is commonly reported. It is suspected that hypotonia may be a contributing factor.

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GastroIntestinal Articles

SOS - Signals Help for Sensory Oral Feeding and Swallowing Problems!!

Why is my child vomiting after each meal? Why is my child able to start to eat fine and then after a few minutes into mealtime he/she stops eating and starts crying? Find out the answers!

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 18:22

The Impact of Gastrointestinal Issues on Oral Feeding

The impact of gastroesophageal reflux and constipation on feeding in children with Kabuki Syndrome.

Last Updated: Friday, September 5, 2014 - 18:09