Metabolic Disorders

1. Glutaric aciduria type 1. Infants may be irritable and exhibit other neurologic signs (eg, dystonia).

2. Partial ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency. May present with excessive crying, intermittent lethargy, and emesis.

3. Sickle cell disease. Vasoocclusive crisis, including dactylitis in older infants and toddlers, may present with crying without other constitutional symptoms.

4. Calcium disorders. Hypercalcemia in infants with William syndrome may produce irritability, lassitude, weakness, renal stones, nausea, vomiting, or constipation. Symptoms of hypocalcemia include tetany, paresthesias, myopathy, seizures, muscle spasm, weakness, irritability, and mental status changes.

5. Congenital hyperthyroidism. Thyrotoxicosis is associated with irritability, tachycardia, hyperthermia, hypertension, and failure to thrive.

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