Unexplained Weight Loss

  • Mark E. Sexton


The patient with unintentional weight loss (UWL) represents a challenging clinical situation. The patient and family members often fear the existence of cancer and request expensive and invasive diagnostic modalities. The family physician with an organized assessment plan may help prevent needless interventions.


Anorexia Nervosa Eating Disorder Family Physician Human Immunodeficiency Virus Patient Unintentional Weight Loss 
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