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Protein Energy Malnutrition

Child of Kwashiorkor and Marasmus

Protein Energy Malnutrition also known as PEM is a range of clinicopathological condition arising from lack of varying proportions of protein and calories, occurring most frequently in infants and young children and is usually associated with infection. It is the most common nutritional disorder in developing countries like Bangladesh, India, African countries etc. Department of Pediatrics under Faculty of Medical Sciences of University of Nigeria …

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