for Health Care Providers
Nutritional Manifestations of HIV
Malnutrition: severe, in a 19-year-old boy
Susanne Theresia Duerr, MD; University of Regensburg, Germany; provided courtesy of the Hôpital de Shyria, Rwanda
A 19-year-old boy with severe malnutrition (protein-energy deficiency syndrome) who died about 2 weeks after the photograph was taken. His weight was 25 kg; he had been ill for more than 2 years and had been treated by traditional healers.