Redefining feeding and eating disorders: What is avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder?

@article{Katzman2014RedefiningFA,
  title={Redefining feeding and eating disorders: What is avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder?},
  author={Debra K Katzman and Katye Stevens and Mark L Norris},
  journal={Paediatrics & child health},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 8},
  pages={
          445-6
        }
}
A 10-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with an eight-week history of food refusal. The parents reported that he had been preoccupied and “afraid to eat” any solid foods following a choking episode while eating steak 18 months previously. He became progressively more restricted in the type of foods that he considered to be ‘safe’. His paediatrician sent him to the emergency department along with a copy of his growth charts, which showed a steady decline in weight and faltering… CONTINUE READING

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