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Disease Wasting Syndrome

Name Wasting Syndrome
Synonyms Wasting Disease | Wasting Diseases | Wasting Syndromes
Definition A condition of involuntary weight loss of greater then 10% of baseline body weight. It is characterized by atrophy of muscles and depletion of lean body mass. Wasting is a sign of MALNUTRITION as a result of inadequate dietary intake, malabsorption, or hypermetabolism.
Categories Metabolic disease | Nutrition disorder
MeSH® ID D019282

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