Weight Loss in an Adolescent– Beyond Anorexia Nervosa
Anorexia nervosa (AN) is an eating disorder characterised by self-restriction of food intake fearing weight gain. This psychological disorder is diagnosed as per DSM-V criteria. However, this psychological disorder is known to coexist with medical conditions. Treatment of the associated medical condition is essential for the successful management of AN cases. Here, we present a case of Graves’ disease coexisting with AN which was successfully managed with antithyroid medications and psychoeducation.
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Ramanan PV, Kancharla A, Jeevarathnam D, Arunprasath TS. Weight Loss in an Adolescent - Beyond Anorexia Nervosa. Postgrad J Pediatr Adol Med. 2022;1(1):45-46.
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