Kwashiorkor in an adult with alcoholic hepatic cirrhosis.

J Cotter, M E Camilo, J P Correia


Multifactorial malnutrition is common in alcoholic cirrhosis. We report a case dominated by Kwashiorkor due to malabsorption related to infestation with Giardia Lamblia. Malnutrition deserves a complete investigation in order to detect treatable causes.

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