The pathogenesis of oedema in kwashiorkor--the role of plasma proteins

Proc Nutr Soc. 1979 May 1;38(1):51-9. doi: 10.1079/pns19790008.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Africa
  • Animals
  • Blood
  • Blood Proteins / metabolism
  • Body Water / metabolism
  • Capillary Permeability
  • Child
  • Colloids
  • Edema / etiology*
  • Extracellular Space
  • Humans
  • Hydrostatic Pressure
  • Hypoproteinemia / complications*
  • Kwashiorkor / blood
  • Kwashiorkor / complications*
  • Osmotic Pressure
  • Sodium / metabolism
  • Water-Electrolyte Imbalance / complications

Substances

  • Blood Proteins
  • Colloids
  • Sodium