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Protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) is a potentially fatal body-depletion disorder.
Primary PEM results from a diet that lacks sufficient sources of protein.
Kwashiorkor, also called wet protein-energy malnutrition, is a form of PEM characterized primarily by protein deficiency.Advertisement
Marasmus, a PEM disorder, is caused by total calorie/energy depletion rather than primarily protein calorie/energy depletion.
It is not entirely clear how common PEM is in the United States.
Primary PEM is common in impoverished areas of developing countries.
In the United States, secondary PEM is more common.
Children at particular risk for secondary PEM are those who have diseases that involve diarrhea or that otherwise interfere with nutrient absorption.Advertisement
Children with chronic illnesses that require frequent hospitalization are more likely to develop PEM.
Secondary PEM symptoms range from mild to severe, and can alter the form or function of almost every organ in the body.
The type and intensity of symptoms depend on the patient's prior nutritional status, the nature of the underlying disease, and the speed at which the PEM is progressing.
Mild, moderate, and severe classifications for PEM have not been precisely defined, but patients who lose 10-20 percent of their body weight without trying may have moderate PEM.
This level of PEM is characterized by a weakened grip and inability to perform high-energy tasks.Advertisement
Losing 20 percent of body weight or more is generally classified as severe PEM.
Other symptoms of severe secondary PEM include baggy, wrinkled skin; constipation; dry, thin, or brittle hair; lethargy; pressure sores, and other skin lesions.
Kwashiorkor-like secondary PEM usually develops in children who have been severely burned, suffered trauma, or had sepsis (massive tissue-destroying infection) or another life-threatening illness.
The doctor should be consulted if a child has lost a significant amount of weight without trying, has persistent diarrhea, or has any other signs of PEM.
Every child being admitted to a hospital should be screened for the presence of illnesses and conditions that could lead to PEM.Advertisement
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