it is a condition that usually occurs in infants and young children generally due to severe lack in protein.
The symptoms can be seen by their emaciated appearance in all the body except their ankles, feet and belly, which swell with fluid.
Children or people who are affected by kwashiorkor recover fully if they are treated early. Treatment involves introducing extra calories and protein into the diet. If left untreated, it can cause major organ failure and eventually death.
it's a disease caused by a severe deficiency of protein and calories that in mostly affect infants and children at a very young age, often resulting in weight loss and dehydration. Marasmus can develop into starvation and cause fatality caused by a lack of essential nutrients.