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1. Kwashiorkor
A nutritional deficiency illness in children who aren't getting enough protein ; this results in anemia, poor growth, weakness, and edema (which is particularly characterized by a pronounced pot belly). In famine-stricken regions, children typically develop kwashiorkor right after they are weaned.

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