Pesquisa sobre: SEVERE ACUTE MALNUTRITION 
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Descritor Inglês:   Severe Acute Malnutrition 
Descritor Espanhol:   Desnutrición Aguda Severa 
Descritor Português:   Desnutrição Aguda Grave 
Categoria:   C18.654.521.719
Definição Inglês:   Acute form of MALNUTRITION which usually affects children, characterized by a very low weight for height (below -3z scores of the median World Health Organization standards), visible severe wasting, or occurrence of nutritional EDEMA. It can be a direct or indirect cause of fatality in children suffering from DIARRHEA and PNEUMONIA. Do not confuse with starvation, a condition in which the body is not getting enough food, usually for extended periods of time. 
Nota Histórica Inglês:   2016 
Qualificadores Permitidos Inglês:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RA radiography
RI radionuclide imaging RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy US ultrasonography
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Número do Registro:   55845 
Identificador Único:   D000067011 

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MEDLINE     34

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