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pathophysiology of marasmus

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Severe: Marasmus is one tyoe of serious protein-energy malnutrition. Marasmus is a condition primarily caused by a deficiency in calories and energy. Marasmus ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
See below: "marasmus is one of the 3 forms of serious protein-energy malnutrition (pem). The other 2 forms are kwashiorkor (kw) and marasmic kw. These forms rep ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
MARASMUS: Make sure to eat a balanced diet with appropriate caloric intake. Treat if there is any underlying cause. Get a nutrition consult.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
Starvation diseases: They are both diseases that arise from an inadequate diet and starvation. Kids with marasmus have dry loose baggy skin. Kwashiokor children have mal ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is a compromise in the ability to reutilize iron to make new re blood cells.
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Dr. Jay Bayer
Dr. Jay Bayer answered
50 years experience Family Medicine
Anemia: Really need provide more info concerning age, other conditions- diabetes, heart disease, . The. Most common i encounter are patients with chronic kidn ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Ascending infection: Of the urinary tract that rises from the bladder, up through the ureters and into the pelvis (pyelus) of the kidney and into the kidney proper.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Low glucose: There are a host of reasons why blood glucose levels can be decreased. A complication of diabetes management is the most common, but utilization (exer ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Death of...: ...Cells that produce surfactant in the lungs. Surfactant keeps the alveolar walls from sticking together, and so keeps lungs open for breathing. Once ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Jaramillo
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection: Tonsillitis refers to inflamation of the tonsils caused by a virus or bacteria. Serious infections are often caused by bacteria such as streptococcus ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
CAP: You may be confusing "pathophysiology" with the defining features of cap. This is pneumonia in a person who has not been in contact with medical faci ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
51 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Tetralogy of fallot: Is a congenital malformation. Uneven septation of the embryological troncus: small PA, larger Aorta with overriding the VSD , RV hypertrophy, presence ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Huge!: Can affect head, heart, peripheral blood vessels with consistent or episodic high blood pressure. Many do not know! you can only tell by checking! ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Decr brain bloodflow: Syncope (loss of consciousness) is caused by reduced blood flow to the brain. Most cases are cardiogenic in nature (for example, arrhythmias), but oth ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Rheumatic fever: Rheumatic fever is caused by a streptococcal infection triggering a specific immune response. Acutely various joint aches and pains occur accounting f ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
This manifestation : Of liver disease occurs when the detoxifying function of the liver is compromised usually by chronic liver disease of one sort or another. We measure ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Immune response stre: It is the body making an immune response to a strep infection. The immune reaction cause antibodies to heart tissue and can lead to the body making a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: myocardial infarction is a heart attack most commonly, the cause is usually coronary artery plaque rupture and thrombosis
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Poor sugar control: Most of the foods you consume is metabolized/changed into sugar (glucose) for body to use (similar to oil refining to gas u use for cars), but the sug ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
17 years experience Cardiology
Many: Hypotension or low blood pressure can happen for a variety of reasons. Acute illness (i.e. Sepsis), adrenal gland insufficiency, overmedication, heart ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Prematurity: Leads to immature lunga with inadequate surfactant, a detergent that helps keep alveoli open. High o2 concentrations can cause retrolentil fibroplasoi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: La arises from impairment of gluconeogenesis. Lactic acid is generated both in the liver and muscle and is oxidized to pyruvic acid and then converted ... Read More
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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Complex: Asperger syndrome, is thought to represent alterations in brain development resulting from interactions between multiple genes and the environment. Pr ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Beta cell death: Type I diabetes ensues after significant beta cell death which depletes insulin production and causes quantitative insulin deficiency. What causes bet ... Read More
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