Skin in Protein Energy Malnutrition

Protein energy malnutrition, the most widespread nutritional deficiency disorder of mankind, is a group of related disorders, with a more complex and still incompletely understood etiologic basis than its name suggests

Donald S. McLaren

2011

Scholarcy highlights

  • Protein energy malnutrition, the most widespread nutritional deficiency disorder of mankind, is a group of related disorders, with a more complex and still incompletely understood etiologic basis than its name suggests
  • Protein energy malnutrition is not confined to children in the Third World
  • Much of the nutritional support given in hospitals is not based on an assessment
  • little attention is paid to the different forms PEM might take
  • Recent evidence suggests that the skin changes of kwashiorkor may be caused by zinc deficiency
  • nothing is known about the histopathology of the skin
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