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Severe protein deficiency with adequate caloric intake

Kwashiorkor

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Severe protein and caloric deficiency

Marasmus

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Vitamin D:

Rickets

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Vitamin C:

Scurvy

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Thiamine:

Beriberi

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Riboflavin:

Skin lesions

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Niacin insufficiency:

Pellagra

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Basic metabolic defect precipitated by gluten (wheat or rye) ingestion, leading to impaired fat absorption

Celiac Syndrome

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Fairly common, recurrent paroxysmal bouts of abdominal pain
Late afternoon/evening, sudden attacks of pain
Otherwise healthy (feeds well, gains weight)

colic

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Hypertrophic circular muscle fibers of the pylorus narrow its lumen resulting in increasing, forceful vomiting
: Increasing frequency of vomiting undigested food; constipation; scant urine

Pyloric Stenosis

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Persistent constipation resulting from partial or complete mechanical obstruction of the colon

Congenital Aganglionic Megacolon

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Telescoping of one portion of bowel into distal portion
Happy, healthy infant: Suddenly becomes pale, cries sharply, draws legs in severe pain spasm; occurs episodically

Intussusception

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treatment for intussusception

barium enema