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Description:This infant presented with symptoms indicative of Kwashiorkor, a dietary protein deficiency, as well as a Vitamin B deficiency.
Kwashiorkor sufferers, i.e., inadequate dietary protein intake, show signs of thinning hair or “Flag Sign”, edema, inadequate growth, and weight loss. Note the angular stomatitis indicative of an accompanying Vitamin B deficiency as well.
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Creation Date:1970
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