What are the physical findings of malnutrition in bacterial gastroenteritis and what do they signify?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Jennifer Lynn Bonheur, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Malnutrition is typically a sign of a chronic process. Reduced muscle and fat mass is found. This is usually due to the development of secondary carbohydrate intolerance.


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