Alternate Names : Anorexia
How is the disease diagnosed?
Diagnosis of anorexia nervosa begins with a medical history and physical exam. The healthcare provider may order tests to check the person's health status, including:
abdominal X-ray to look for digestive tract problems
blood tests, such as a CBC
chest X-ray to check for heart problems or lung infection
an ECG, to check for heart problems
urinalysis, to check for dehydration and infection