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
MESH D011502
SNOMED CT 29740003

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 10 6 -
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.01 0.01 -
Mean age at first event (years) 51.74 49.92 -
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 30.0 16.67 -

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1 2 -
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 50.0 66.67 -


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