Marasmus: A form of malnutrition caused by a severe deficiency of both protein and calories.
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Symptoms of Marasmus
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Treatments for Marasmus
- Vitamin B5 - possibly used for treatment of related vitamin B5 deficiency
- Marasmus is usually encountered in third world countries and the World Health organisation has outlined principles of management as follows:
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Definitions of Marasmus:
Extreme malnutrition and emaciation (especially in children); can result from inadequate intake of food or from malabsorption or metabolic disorders
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