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Related to protein malnutrition: Protein Energy Malnutrition
undernutrition resulting from inadequate intake of protein; characteristic manifestations include nutritional edema, kwashiorkor.
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Lab Anaemia, decreased haematocrit, blood volume, decreased albumin
Treatment Succotash, a diet mixture that provides the deficient amino acids
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protein malnutritionKwashiorkor, see there.
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pro·tein mal·nu·tri·tion(prōtēn malnū-trishŭn)
Undernutrition resulting from inadequate intake of protein; characteristic manifestations include nutritional edema.
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