SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF KWASHIOKOR

-The hair changes, becomes thin and is easily removed
-Hair loses pigment and may become white or red
-The lower cheek develop large swellings, giving a characteristic “moon-faced” appearance
-Swollen abdomen
-Thin muscles
-Underweight and reduced growth
-Skin lesions
-Little interest in surrounding
-Vitamin deficiency
-Oedema
-Fatty liver
-Reduced resistance to infection.

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