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Why does kwashiorkor cause liver enlargement?

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Dr. James Henning
Anesthesiology

In brief: Fatty Liver

Protein-calorie malnutrition diseases may be associated with low serum Albumin (protein) and "fatty" livers.
..Enlarged...Because of decreased release of fats into the bloodstream to form certain types of proteins (lipoproteins).

In brief: Fatty Liver

Protein-calorie malnutrition diseases may be associated with low serum Albumin (protein) and "fatty" livers.
..Enlarged...Because of decreased release of fats into the bloodstream to form certain types of proteins (lipoproteins).
Dr. James Henning
Dr. James Henning
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