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Risk Factors for Pulmonary Cachexia Syndrome

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A patient with chronic obstructive disease (COPD) who develops pulmonary cachexia has a worse prognosis than a person who does not. The cachexia may develop for a number of reasons.

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