2004
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.140.5.521
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Skin Signs as the Presenting Manifestation of Severe Nutritional Deficiency

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“…Presentation of cystic fibrosis with dermatitis is rare, with only 21 previously reported cases [1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16]20,21]. The exact aetiology is not known, however it is postulated to represent the end product of multiple nutritional and metabolic derangements, resulting in a kwashiorkor-like state.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Presentation of cystic fibrosis with dermatitis is rare, with only 21 previously reported cases [1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16]20,21]. The exact aetiology is not known, however it is postulated to represent the end product of multiple nutritional and metabolic derangements, resulting in a kwashiorkor-like state.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…1 Unfortunately, kwashiorkor continues to be reported in infants in developed countries who are fed protein-poor diets, including 4 infants in the medical literature who developed the disease while on rice beverageebased diets. [5][6][7][8] Two other cases received attention in the popular press after Rice Dream-associated kwashiorkor in infants led to the prosecution of the infants' parents or guardians. In an Australian case, parents of a 5 and a half-monthold girl who died of kwashiorkor were charged (although not convicted) with manslaughter in 2000.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Other reported laboratory abnormalities in infants with kwashiorkor include anemia (seen in both of our patients) and transaminitis (seen in patient 2). 5,6,8 Deficiencies in essential fatty acids and biotin as well as other malabsorption syndromes should also be considered in the differential diagnosis.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Regarding the clinical manifestations secondary to the use of rice beverages, the information on 17 cases is given in supplemental table IV (http://www.nutricionhospitalaria.org/wp-content/ uploads/2014/11/931-material-suplementario.pdf) (5,6,(24)(25)(26)(27)(28)(29)(30)(31)(32)(33)(34). The principal nutritional consequence in infants of consumption of rice beverages instead of infant formula is protein malnutrition or kwashiorkor, reported in 14 of 17 cases, with clinical data of hypoalbuminemia, edema and rash.…”
Section: Consumption Of Pbbs and Nutritional Diseasementioning
confidence: 99%