KWASHIORKOR

The symptoms include fluid accumulation in the tissues, liver disorders, impaired growth, distention of the abdomen and pigment changes in the skin and hair. The condition is normally found in developing countries

KWASHIORKOR: "Kwashiorkor is a form of malnutrition caused by inadequate intake of protein."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "KWASHIORKOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/kwashiorkor/ (accessed October 20, 2020).
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