Jul 18, 2017
At 20 months, the patient’s parents noticed that he was chewing and eating parts of his crib (pica). At this time, he was found to have low hemoglobin. He underwent an extensive workup, but the cause of his symptoms was not identified.
Currently the patient receives iron supplementation to keep his iron levels stabile. When his iron levels are low, he seems to have speech issues, behave poorly, and be prone to respiratory infections.
Developmentally, the patient has difficulty with speech articulation, but has otherwise been developing typically.
Clinicians and researchers are investigating the following genetic changes to see if they are causing the participant’s symptoms:
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