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What happens when a child is deficient in proteins? Discuss the symptoms.

Asked by Topperlearning User 17th June 2016, 4:47 PM
Answered by Expert

Deficiency of protein can cause kwashiorkor in children.

The symptoms are

The hair of a child changes colour and becomes red.

The stomach swells and bulges with the swelling of feet.

The child has stunted growth and reduced immunity.  

Answered by Expert 17th June 2016, 6:47 PM
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