dry skin and loose skin folds hanging over the glutei etc.loss of adipose tissue from normal areas of fat deposits like buttocks and thighs.
The child is fretful,
irritable and may show voracious appetite.
Signs of Marasmus
flaky paint appearance of skin due to peeling.
Extreme malnutrition and emaciation in children
we can see results from inadequate intake of food or from malabsorption or metabolic disorders.
They are frequently associated with infections.
most comon infection is gastrointestinal .
Treatment of Marasmus
not only treat the symptoms but also the complications of the disorder, including infections, dehydration, circulation disorders.
At this point, attempts to correct the disorder by giving food or protein are falutile.
Give the patient good food, Fresh juices, Fresh Milk, Nice Atmosphare and some other related facalities.
Symptoms of Marasmus
1 Protein-energy deficiency
2 dry skin
3 Drastic loss of adipose tissue from normal areas of fat
4 flaky paint appearance of skin due to peeling.
1 Calcarea phosphorica.
2 Calcarea carbonica.
4 Magnesia carbonica.
5 Hepar sulphur.
6 Baryta carbonica.