Kwashiorkor in a Child in Central Pennsylvania: A Seven-Year Follow-up

Cheston Berlin, Dorris E. Tinker

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Follow-up of a child who had severe protein malnutrition from the ages of 3 to 6½ months demonstrated intellectual and social functioning within the normal range seven years after diagnosis and treatment. Treatment consisted of peripheral alimentation, followed by an elemental infant formula (lactose free), with nutritional education of the family.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)822-824
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Diseases of Children
Issue number9
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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