Nov 12, 2009

Kwashiorkor (a protein deficiency)


Kwashiorkor (a protein deficiency) in a Haitian boy. The swelling (oedema) of the belly is an osmotic effect: The ability of the blood to take up water from the body cavity by osmosis is reduced because of the deficiency of blood proteins (solutes).

2 comments:

syahrul1414 said...

haha...kat malaysia x da la masalah camni....patut bersyukur...:)

rozaini said...

Tp ramai yg masih complain