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Protein energy malnutrition
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Many of the children in this photograph from a Nigerian orphanage in the late 1960's show symptoms of malnutrition, with four in particular illustrating the gray-blond hair symptomatic of kwashiorkor.
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ICD-9 263.9

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] ; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Omodamola Aje B.Sc, M.D. [2]

Synonyms and Keywords: Edematous malnutrition; Protein malnutrition; Protein-calorie malnutrition; Malignant malnutrition; Kwashiorkor; Marasmus; Severe acute malnutrition; Protien energy malnutrition

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Pathophysiology

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Differentiating Protein Energy Malnutrition from other Diseases

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History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | x Ray | echocardiography or ultrasound | CT | MRI | Other imaging findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

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