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KWASHIORKOR

A nutritional deficiency diseases in children who are not getting satis protein, this results in anaemia, poor growth, weakness, and oedema (which isparticularly characterised by a pronounced pot belly). Infamine-stricken regions, children typically develop kwashiorkor rightafter they are weaned.
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