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What is Wasting Syndrome?

What is Wasting Syndrome?

  • Wasting Syndrome: AIDS related wasting syndrome is the involuntary loss of more than 10% of the body weight plus more than 30 days of either diarrhoea or weakness and fever. It is linked to disease progression and death.
  • Wasting Syndrome: state of general ill health characterized by malnutrition, weakness, and emaciation; occurs during the course of a chronic disease.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Wasting Syndrome: involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Wasting Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Wasting Syndrome:

Broader types of Wasting Syndrome:

How serious is Wasting Syndrome?

Complications of Wasting Syndrome: see complications of Wasting Syndrome

What causes Wasting Syndrome?

Causes of Wasting Syndrome: see causes of Wasting Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Wasting Syndrome?

Symptoms of Wasting Syndrome: see symptoms of Wasting Syndrome

Complications of Wasting Syndrome: see complications of Wasting Syndrome

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Wasting Syndrome: Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Wasting Syndrome.
Treatments for Wasting Syndrome: see treatments for Wasting Syndrome
Research for Wasting Syndrome: see research for Wasting Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Wasting Syndrome

Main name of condition: Wasting Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Wasting Syndrome:

Cachexia Source - Diseases Database

Pulmonary tuberculosis, Consumption, Phthisis, White plague
Source - WordNet 2.1


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