EtiologyEtiology of of MMalnutrition alnutrition
rimary: lack of food
rimary: lack of food--esp.
Reduced intakeReduced intake--poor dentition; dysphagia;poor dentition; dysphagia;
systemic dses w/ anorexia; bizarre/restrictedsystemic dses w/ anorexia; bizarre/restricteddiets;diets;
Anorexia nervosa Anorexia nervosa
Overt morphologic changes are relatively latemanifestations & may be preceded for long periods of time by functional deficits.***