An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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WILLIAMS, Cicely Delphine

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Kwashiorkor. A nutritional disease of children associated with a maize diet.

Lancet, 2, 1151-52, 1935.

First accurate description. “Kwashiorkor” was the local name in Ghana for a nutritional disease of children, associated with a maize diet. The first modern account was probably that of L. Normet in Bull. Soc. Path. exot., 1926, 19, 207-13.

 



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Ghana, NUTRITION / DIET › Deficiency Diseases › Pellagra, WOMEN, Publications by › Years 1900 - 1999