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573 Possible Causes for Beriberi

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    NUTRITIONAL – of course, can lead to Thiamine deficiency -- Wernicke/Korsakoff -- Dry and Wet Beriberi, Niacin deficiency -- Pellagra (diarrhea, dementia, dermatitis), Folate[] “Cerebral beriberi (Wernicke's encephalopathy).” Lancet, i, 11.[] This form of amblyopia is associated with nutritional diseases such as beriberi (thiamine deficiency) and pellagra (niacin deficiency; Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy[]

  • Drug Dependence

    Addict Behav. 2016 Dec;63:72-3. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.07.004. Epub 2016 Jul 8. Author information 1 University of Maryland, College Park, Department of Psychology, 2103 Cole Student Activities Building, College Park, MD 20742-4411, USA. Electronic address: 2 Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown[…][]

  • High Output Heart Failure

    High-output failure is caused by several diseases, including thyrotoxicosis and beriberi, highlighted in this article.[] Beriberi is associated with chronic alcohol consumption or impaired nutrient absorption, that lead to weight loss and steatorrhea.[] In a 51-year-old man with cardiac beriberi, the pulmonary hypertension improved after thiamine administration.[]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Dry beriberi : symmetrical peripheral neuropathy (sensory and motor), progressive muscle wasting and paralysis, confusion Wet beriberi : high-output cardiac failure ( dilated[] […] cardiomyopathy ), cardiomegaly, edema Infantile beriberi : cardiomegaly, tachycardia, cyanosis ; aseptic meningitis with vomiting and seizures Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome[] […] broccoli, spinach The fat cat is in the ADEK (pronounced “attic”) Water-soluble vitamin deficiencies Vitamins Cli n ical features Causes Sources Vitamin B 1 ( Thiamine ) Beriberi[]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    And beriberi can present with systemic signs and symptoms unrelated to WE.[] Different forms of beriberi cause different symptoms. Dry beriberi refers to peripheral neurologic deficits due to thiamin deficiency.[] , cerebral, Wernickes polioencefalitt, øvre hemoragisk, Wernickes øvre hemoragisk polioencefalitt, Cerebral beriberi French Encéphalopathie de Wernicke, Encéphalopathie de[]

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    Beriberi: Beriberi was known for millennia in Asia, but was not described by a European until the 17th century when Brontius in the Dutch East Indies reported the progressive[] The group that ate only white rice documented 161 crew members with beriberi and 25 deaths, while the latter group had only 14 cases of beriberi and no deaths.[] Beriberi Beriberi is a condition in which a person has a severe deficiency in vitamin B1. It is characterized by nerve, heart, and brain abnormalities.[]

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    Gastrointestinal beriberi: a previously unrecognized syndrome. Ann Intern Med. Dec 7 2004;141(11):898-9. [Medline].[] Specific diagnostic criteria for beriberi did not correlate with TDP level.[] Thiamine deficiency and beriberi features in a patient with hyperemesis gravidarum. Nutrition. 2005 Sep. 21(9):967-8. [Medline].[]

  • Water Soluble Vitamin Deficiency

    Front Back Thiamine (B1)--biochemical function cofactor for: pyruvate alpha-ketogulatrate dehydrogenase B1 deficiency Beriberi: high-output, heart failure (wet beriberi) peripheral[] Dry BeriBeri is damage to the peripheral nervous system (PNS) that results from Thiamine deficiency.[] Beriberi is a chronic def of thiamine named back in the 1890's in asia: S/S are ataxia, tachycardia, edema. B2 is Riboflavin and its def is called Ariboflavinosis.[]

  • Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

    Electromyography and electroneurography revealed signs of subacute axonal sensory-motor polyneuropathy that were compatible with a rare acute presentation of beriberi.[] If peripheral neuropathy is the only symptom of thiamine deficiency, the disorder is called beriberi.[]

  • Subacute Myelo-Optico-Neuropathy

    178 IGATA Akihiko 2012 "Subacute myelo-optic neuropathy, beriberi, and HTLV-I-associated myelopathy: elucidation of some neurological diseases in Japan," POLSKIE ARCHIWUM[] Journal Spinal Cord 49:182-5 (2011) DOI: 10.1038/sc.2010.68 Reference PMID: 23222550 Authors Igata A Title Subacute myelooptic neuropathy, beriberi, and HTLVIassociated myelopathy[] Journal Spinal Cord 49:182-5 (2011) DOI:10.1038/sc.2010.68 Reference PMID:23222550 Authors Igata A Title Subacute myelooptic neuropathy, beriberi, and HTLVIassociated myelopathy[]

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