Discussion in 'Spot Diagnosis' started by Egyptian Doctor, Nov 24, 2012.
What is your medical diagnosis ?
Periorbital and facial edema ;cause may be nephrotic syndrome or other etiologies.
protein deficiency: it may be due to malnutrition (kwashiorkor), nephrotic syndrome, malabsorption. In my opinion kwashiorkor is the most probable etiology in this case.
I also think it's Kwashiorkor malnutrition - protein deficinecy in this case, could be nephrotic syndrome as well. Would need more history ??
Answer : Kwashiorkor Disease
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