Document Type : Research Article
Infantile tremor syndrome (ITS) is a self–limiting disease in infants and young children (5 months to 3 years), most commonly seen in developing countries with poor socio-economic conditions such as Southeast Asia, Indian subcontinent and African countries. Many etiologies have been hypothesized ranging from it being on obscure infection of CNS to being a spectrum of PEM & neurodegenerative diseases
Materials and Methods: This was a cross-sectional and prospective study, Conducted in the department of Paediatrics, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur and Department of Paediatrics, Jhalawar Medical College, Jhalawar. A record of clinical profile was made using predesigned proforma after obtaining consent
Results: A total of 50 Children with Infantile Tremor Syndrome enrolled in study, there was male dominancy (72%), Maximum subjects were having age <1 year (76%), exclusive breast feed babies dominate (78%).
Conclusion: Majority of kids were receving improper nutrition in the form of prolonged exclusive nursing without the right complementing foods.