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Disease Vitamin E Deficiency

Name Vitamin E Deficiency
Synonyms Deficiencies, Vitamin E | Deficiency, Vitamin E | Vitamin E Deficiencies
Definition A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN E in the diet, characterized by posterior column and spinocerebellar tract abnormalities, areflexia, ophthalmoplegia, and disturbances of gait, proprioception, and vibration. In premature infants vitamin E deficiency is associated with hemolytic anemia, thrombocytosis, edema, intraventricular hemorrhage, and increasing risk of retrolental fibroplasia and bronchopulmonary dysplasia. An apparent inborn error of vitamin E metabolism, named familial isolated vitamin E deficiency, has recently been identified. (Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1181)
Categories Nutrition disorder
MeSH® ID D014811

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DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nutrition Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Malnutrition Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Deficiency Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Avitaminosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vitamin E Deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Vitamin E Deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Ataxia with vitamin E deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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