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Papuan child with nutritional marasmus.

Photo 1. Papuan child with nutritional marasmus.

Note the ohvious wasting and dehydration in this marasmic infant, an all too common picture in times of famine when the total calorie intake is grossly insufficient. (The mother has tinea imhricata of the skin)



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