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3,690 Possible Causes for Malnutrition

  • Vitamin D Deficiency

    Protein-energy malnutrition is likely to be associated with vitamin D intake deficiency.[] Abstract Primary intestinal lymphangiectasia is a rare disease of children, which is characterized by chronic diarrhea and complicated with malnutrition, including fat-soluble[] Malnourished children were those that were either classified as severe acute malnutrition (SAM) or moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) based on the WHO reference Z score.[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    , and investigate the cause of malnutrition including neglect. 2015 Japan Pediatric Society.[] This case presentation serves as a reminder about the prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency and malnutrition in elderly individuals in our community.[] Abstract In developing countries like India, nutritional deficiencies are prevalent and hyperpigmentation due to protein energy malnutrition, zinc deficiency and pellagra[]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Physicians should be aware of the possibility of carnitine deficiency and/or severe hypoglycemia, especially in hemodialysis patients with malnutrition.[] Disorders of glucose underproduction Inadequate glucose stores are associated with prematurity, infants who are small for gestational age, malnutrition, and ketotic hypoglycemia[] Although ethanol can inhibit gluconeogenesis on its own, the propensity to cause hypoglycemia is more often seen in patients with chronic alcoholism, in whom malnutrition[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Abstract A 42-year-old man with a history of Billroth II-gastrectomy, chronic alcoholism, and malnutrition developed acute tetraparesis, two days before admission.[] Alcoholism is related to malnutrition and low levels of several vitamins that take part in the metabolism of homocysteine.[] Moreover, positive family history of alcoholism, but above all alcoholic disease duration and TLDE, could be more important factors than malnutrition in determining neuropathy[]

  • Malnutrition

    Worldwide, malnutrition is known to be a major risk for illness and death.[] Malnutrition is estimated to contribute to more than one third of all child deaths, although it is rarely listed as the direct cause.[] Malnutrition is the condition that occurs when your body does not get enough nutrients. Symptoms of malnutrition vary and depend on its cause.[]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Following anemia and malnutrition treatment, tests were repeated.[] Rarer possible causes for an iron deficiency anemia are disruption of the resorption or malnutrition.[] Malnutrition occurs in up to 85% of patients and weight loss affects up to 80% of patients with Crohn's disease and 18-62% of patients with ulcerative colitis.[]

  • Vomiting of Pregnancy

    There are many options for treating this condition, which can cause dehydration, weight loss and malnutrition.[] In very rare instances jaundice may result - thought to be due to severe protein and vitamin malnutrition.[] But instead, women can show signs of malnutrition and starvation, she said.[]

  • Zinc Deficiency

    Malnutrition, prematurity, total parenteral nutrition dependence, and burns increase the demand for zinc, whereas congenital malabsorption syndromes represent clinical situations[] CONCLUSIONS: Severe depletion of zinc in two patients with advanced cancer and malnutrition was accompanied by cutaneous bleeding and laboratory findings of platelet dysfunction[] HarvestPlus program seeks to reduce micronutrient malnutrition among the poor by breeding staple food crops that are rich in micronutrients through a process called biofortification[]

  • Pancreatic Insufficiency

    It is postulated that the elevated sweat electrolytes and the pancreatic insufficiency developed in this patient secondary to malnutrition.[] INTRODUCTION: Malnutrition is a frequent problem associated with detrimental clinical outcomes in critically ill patients.[] Malnutrition, the main contributing factor of weight loss, has been related to a high morbidity and mortality secondary to an increased risk of malnutrition-related complications[]

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Depending upon the nature of the association, skin conditions associated with IBD can be listed under 4 categories: specific, reactive, secondary to malnutrition or malabsorption[] OBJECTIVES: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has been historically associated with underweight and malnutrition.[] […] infections and pus accumulation Painful anal tears (fissures) Fistulas or abnormal tunnels connecting the intestines to nearby organs such as the vagina, bladder, and skin Malnutrition[]

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