Educational Case: Understanding Kwashiorkor and Marasmus: Disease Mechanisms and Pathologic Consequences

Sarah Bunker, Jyotsna Pandey

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Abstract

The following fictional case is intended as a learning tool within the Pathology Competencies for Medical Education (PCME), a set of national standards for teaching pathology. These are divided into three basic competencies: Disease Mechanisms and Processes, Organ System Pathology, and Diagnostic Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology. For additional information, and a full list of learning objectives for all three competencies, see http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2374289517715040.1.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAcademic Pathology
Volume8
DOIs
StatePublished - 2021

Keywords

  • disease mechanisms
  • kwashiorkor
  • malnutrition
  • marasmus
  • metabolic and nutritional mechanisms
  • nutrient deprivation
  • pathology competencies
  • protein-energy malnutrition

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