Gopalan, C.; Ramalingaswaml, V.
July 2012
Indian Journal of Medical Research;Jul2012, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p751
Academic Journal
The article presents research on kwashiorkor in India, conducted by Gopalan and colleague in the 1950s. Kwashiorkor refers to a malnutrition syndrome in children characterized by oedema, dermatosis, diarrhoea, and fatty liver. It is believed to have existed in India for a long time, although diagnosed differently. The etiological factors of this disease, as well as treatment recommendations are provided.


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