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ALLMedicine™ Vitamin A Deficiency Center

Research & Reviews  313 results

Corneal perforation due to vitamin A deficiency in a patient with short bowel syndrome.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-242776
BMJ Case Reports; Fieldhouse H, Nestel A et. al.

Sep 14th, 2021 - A 55-year-old Caucasian woman presented with a 1-week history of left eye redness and blurred vision. Her medical history included previous small bowel resection and ileostomy for ischaemic bowel. Ophthalmic examination revealed a left corneal ulc...

Rural-urban determinants of vitamin a deficiency among under 5 children in Bangladesh: ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8375182
BMC Public Health; Hossain MM, Yeasmin S et. al.

Aug 21st, 2021 - Vitamin A supplementation reduces child morbidity, mortality, and blindness of people, especially in developing countries like Bangladesh. This study explores significant determinants of vitamin A deficiency among preschool children in rural and u...

Risk factors of anaemia and iron deficiency in Somali children and women: Findings from...
https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.13254
Maternal & Child Nutrition; Wirth JP, Sesay F et. al.

Aug 19th, 2021 - There are limited data on the prevalence of anaemia and iron deficiency (ID) in Somalia. To address this data gap, Somalia's 2019 micronutrient survey assessed the prevalence of anaemia and ID in children (6-59 months) and non-pregnant women of re...

Vitamin A deficiency: experience from a tertiary referral UK hospital; not just a low- ...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980021003347
Public Health Nutrition; Marley A, Smith SC et. al.

Aug 13th, 2021 - Vitamin A (VA) deficiency, more common in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) secondary to malnutrition, is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. The prevalence and impact of VA deficiency in high-income countries (HIC) where chro...

Radiographic analysis of the thickness of the cranial bones in captive compared to wild...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8354437
PloS One; Schmidt MJ, Steenkamp G et. al.

Aug 11th, 2021 - Captive cheetahs often demonstrate a high incidence of diseases in which vitamin A imbalances are implicated. These can occur even under controlled and optimised feeding regimens, which is why surveillance of vitamin A status is mandatory in the s...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Intratracheal Vitamin A Administration With Surfactant for Newborn Respiratory Distress Syndrome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01265589

Jul 26th, 2011 - Chronic lung disease (CLD) of prematurity is the major cause of long-term disability of extremely LBW (ELBW) premature infants, and it is the most cost consumptive disease in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit graduates. Vitamin A plays an important rol...

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News  11 results

'We Need to Get to Zero' on Measles: NIAID Chief to House Panel
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/publichealth/78264?comment=true

Feb 27th, 2019 - WASHINGTON -- The views that some House committee members expressed Wednesday in favor of vaccination brought to mind a line from a character on a British television show: "I am unanimous in this." "It wasn't until the development of the MMR [meas...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Yourself on Various Nutritional Deficiencies
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/878223_4

Apr 10th, 2017 - Subclinical forms of vitamin A deficiency may not cause any symptoms, but the risk of developing respiratory and diarrheal infections is increased, the growth rate is decreased, and bone development is slowed. Patients may have a recent history of...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Yourself on Various Nutritional Deficiencies
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/878223_4

Apr 10th, 2017 - Subclinical forms of vitamin A deficiency may not cause any symptoms, but the risk of developing respiratory and diarrheal infections is increased, the growth rate is decreased, and bone development is slowed. Patients may have a recent history of...

Treating Bacterial Keratitis in Developing Countries
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/874145

Jan 12th, 2017 - Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial of Povidone-Iodine 1.25% Solution Versus Topical Antibiotics for Treatment of Bacterial Keratitis Isenberg SJ, Apt L, Valenton M, et al Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 Oct 27. [Epub ahead of print] Corneal scarring is ...

Dry Scaly Rash
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/101865/dry-scaly-rash
Kaitlin Vaughan Peters, MD, Roxann L. Powers, MD et. al.

Aug 24th, 2015 - The Diagnosis: Phrynoderma Phrynoderma, meaning “toad skin,” was first described by Nicholls1 in 1933 as a condition due to vitamin A deficiency and characterized by follicular hyperkeratosis. Since then, there has been debate in the literature ov.

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