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Managing a Severely Malnourished Patient with a Terminal Increase in Resting Energy Expenditure (King Penguin Syndrome)

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Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Rigaud et al outlined the management of a severely malnourished patient near death and showing "the king penguin syndrome." The authors are from Hopital Bichat-Claude Bernard in Paris.

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