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This image depicted a young child undergoing an examination, after having been brought into a clinical setting, due to symptoms caused by malnutrition, and the ensuing onset of the disease known as Kwashiorkor. Note the characteristic flag sign of the girl’s hair, revealing a light-colored band of the hair shafts, which was indicative of intermittent protein malnutrition.
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