Anorexia and weight loss

Spiller, Robin
December 2008
Gut;Dec2008, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p1673
Academic Journal
The article presents the medical case of an 86-year-old man who is suffering from anorexia and weight loss. It states that the patient was referred for an upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy with a two month history of the conditions mentioned above. His medical history included type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Laboratory tests that were conducted showed a mild normocytic anaemia with normal ferritin and elevated platelet count.


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