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Dr Vincent Brady said: "She was in an advanced state of emaciation.
It was found in such a state of emaciation that it looked like the skinny breed of racing dog.
The person has frantic fears of weight gain and obesity; wears baggy clothes, sometimes in layers, to hide fat, hide emaciation and stay warm; obsesses about clothing size; complains that she or he is fat even though others truthfully say this is not so
Unthinking and inexperienced people look for simple explanations, blaming the fashionable emaciation of the models who stride up catwalks or pout in women's magazines.
Severe infections, as in the crow described in this case, carry a risk of anemia, emaciation, and death.
But in the past, the dead birds have shown signs of emaciation and atrophy in their digestive tracts, suggesting difficulty finding food.
Her death certificate said she died of cardiac arrest, pneumonia, marasmus (progressive emaciation caused by lack of food) and congenital myotonic dystrophy.
Initially the animal is bright and alert, with a good appetite, no fever and profuse diarrhoea with bubbles leading to progressive emaciation, weakness, dehydration with recumbency and eventual death.
He added that levels of two drugs -neither of them morphine -were higher than normal for therapeutic purposes, but this could be explained by Mr Frost's emaciation, low body weight and renal problems, and the time between death and the post-mortem.
Signs progress to severe emaciation, extreme behavioral changes, excessive salivation, tremors, and mild ataxia (1,2).
That goes on to highly restrictive eating with rapid weight loss, down to dangerous emaciation.