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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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Primary intestinal lymphangiectasia is a rare disease of children, which is characterized by chronic diarrhea and complicated with malnutrition, including fat-soluble[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[doi.org]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

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

  • Hypoglycemia

    Physicians should be aware of the possibility of carnitine deficiency and/or severe hypoglycemia, especially in hemodialysis patients with malnutrition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Disorders of glucose underproduction Inadequate glucose stores are associated with prematurity, infants who are small for gestational age, malnutrition, and ketotic hypoglycemia[emedicine.com] 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[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Alcoholism is related to malnutrition and low levels of several vitamins that take part in the metabolism of homocysteine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Moreover, positive family history of alcoholism, but above all alcoholic disease duration and TLDE, could be more important factors than malnutrition in determining neuropathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malnutrition

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

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Following anemia and malnutrition treatment, tests were repeated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rarer possible causes for an iron deficiency anemia are disruption of the resorption or malnutrition.[lecturio.com] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vomiting of Pregnancy

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

  • Zinc Deficiency

    Malnutrition, prematurity, total parenteral nutrition dependence, and burns increase the demand for zinc, whereas congenital malabsorption syndromes represent clinical situations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSIONS: Severe depletion of zinc in two patients with advanced cancer and malnutrition was accompanied by cutaneous bleeding and laboratory findings of platelet dysfunction[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[harvestzinc.org]

  • Pancreatic Insufficiency

    It is postulated that the elevated sweat electrolytes and the pancreatic insufficiency developed in this patient secondary to malnutrition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] INTRODUCTION: Malnutrition is a frequent problem associated with detrimental clinical outcomes in critically ill patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVES: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has been historically associated with underweight and malnutrition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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[innerbody.com]

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