By Russel Kirkby, MD, and Cynthia Brown, MD, Author at Clinical Advisor

By Russel Kirkby, MD, and Cynthia Brown, MD

All articles by By Russel Kirkby, MD, and Cynthia Brown, MD

Anorexia nervosa

Dr. Kirkby is a family medicine physician in private practice in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and an editor for DynaMed. Dr. Brown is deputy editor for DynaMed (www.dynamicmedical.com), a database of comprehensive updated summaries covering nearly 2,000 clinical topics. Description • Characterized by restrictive eating to the point of self-starvation, or binge-purging (vomiting, use of…

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