Physical findings in nutritional deficiencies

Pediatr Clin North Am. 1998 Feb;45(1):245-60. doi: 10.1016/s0031-3955(05)70592-7.

Abstract

Manifestations of deficiencies of protein, calories, vitamins, and trace elements are described. These findings are placed in the context of the functions, food sources, and causes of deficiency of each micronutrient.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Avitaminosis / diagnosis
  • Child
  • Deficiency Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Fatty Acids, Essential / deficiency
  • Humans
  • Physical Examination*
  • Protein-Energy Malnutrition / diagnosis
  • Trace Elements / deficiency

Substances

  • Fatty Acids, Essential
  • Trace Elements