Long-term medical issues in international adoptees

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International adoptees remain a high-risk group for a wide variety of chronic medical problems. The author discusses the causes and outcome of growth failure, the long-term effects of nutritional deficits and malnutrition, and the management of chronic infectious diseases in these children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)234-241
Number of pages8
JournalPediatric annals
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2000


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