An Early Diagnosis of Kwashiorkor and Its Successful Treatment in Urban Ludhiana - A Case Report Effective Dietary Counseling Saved Life

Vijayalakshmi Eruva
2017 Journal of Medical Science And clinical Research  
Protein energy malnutrition and Celiac disease presents during childhood as failure to thrive which are common in India. A 1year and 10months-old girl was admitted and managed in various hospitals as a case of protein-energy malnutrition. On evaluation, she had Celiac disease. Treatment of the condition in the form of gluten free diet resulted in good weight gain and normalization of milestones.
doi:10.18535/jmscr/v5i4.204 fatcat:7y6m6xwm6vfpppqv3yyqhsoiui