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Weight Loss

Weight Loss is a topic covered in the 5-Minute Pediatric Consult.

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Description

Documented decrease in weight from a previous measurement. Can be acute or chronic, intentional or unintentional. Unintentional weight loss is an unusual and worrisome symptom, regardless of the percentage decline.

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Citation

Cabana, Michael D., editor. "Weight Loss." 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 8th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2019. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/617761/all/Weight_Loss.
Weight Loss. In: Cabana MD, ed. 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. 8th ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/617761/all/Weight_Loss. Accessed March 24, 2019.
Weight Loss. (2019). In Cabana, M. D. (Ed.), 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/617761/all/Weight_Loss
Weight Loss [Internet]. In: Cabana MD, editors. 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. [cited 2019 March 24]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/617761/all/Weight_Loss.
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