Author | Roya R. Samuels, MD


Botulism: An Unusual Cause of Lethargy and Constipation in a 3-Month-Old

August 31, 2008

A 3-month-old boy was brought to the pediatrician with a 2-day history of "moaning," lethargy, and difficulty in latching on for breast-feeding. The infant had not had a wet diaper for the past 24 hours, and his last bowel movement was more than 48 hours ago.