Vitamin deficiencies
Posted by dkwinter
  • Vitamin D
    • Osteomalacia
  • Thiamine (vitamin B1)
    • Beriberi or Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, which are characterized by neurologic and psychiatric symptoms, and are often seen in alcoholics or patients who have had weight loss surgery.
  • Riboflavin (vitamin B2)
    • Cheilosis, glossitis, seborrheic dermatitis (often affecting the genital areas), pharyngitis, and edema and/or erythma of the mouth.
  • Niacin (vitamin B3)
    • Pellagra (Diarrhea, Dermatitis, Dementia, Death)
  • Pyridoxine (vitamin B6)
    • Nonspecific stomatitis, glossitis, cheilosis, irritability, confusion, and depression.
  • Folate (vitamin B9)
    • Neural tube defects
  • Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12) causes megaloblastic anemia and peripheral neuropathy.