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Protein-calorie malnutrition results in
1. Marasmus
2. Rickets
3. Beri-Beri
4. Valk-Skin

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Marasmus

The correct answer is Marasmus.

  • Protein-calorie malnutrition results in Marasmus.

  • Protein-calorie malnutrition results in kwashiorkor and marasmus.
  • Kwashiorkor is an acute, severe protein-calorie malnutrition that results in oedema and hair changes.
  • Marasmus is the chronic form of kwashiorkor and causes apathy and growth failure.

  • Rickets and Valk-Skin are caused due to deficiency of Vitamin D.
  • Beri-Beri is caused due to deficiency of Vitamin B1.

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