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Diseases :: Deficiency Diseases

PROTEIN DEFICIENCY DISEASE

            The term protein energy malnutrition covers a wide spectrum of clinical stages ranging from the severe forms like kwashiorkor and marasmus to the milder forces in which the main detectable manifestation is growth retardation. It is widely prevalent among weaned infants and pre-school children in India and other developing countries.

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KWASHIORKOR

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Kwashiorkor


MARASMUS

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Marasmus


MARASMIC KWASHIORKAR

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NUTRITIONAL DWARFING OR STUNTING

UNDERWEIGHT CHILD


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