Nutritional marasmus


marasmus: The lack of sufficient energy or protein to meet the body's metabolic demands, as a result of either an inadequate dietary intake of protein, intake of poor quality dietary protein, increased demands due to disease, or increased nutrient losses.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode E4_MARASMUS
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: E41, ICD-9: 261
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: E41, ICD-9: 261
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
DOID 12328
GWAS catalog 1001033
SNOMED CT 29740003

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 8 N/A N/A
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.01 N/A N/A
Mean age at first event (years) 59.82 N/A N/A
Median number of events / individual 1 N/A N/A

Clinical metrics

Sex All Female Male
Recurrence within 6 months (%) 50.0 N/A N/A
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 37.5 N/A N/A