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265 Possible Causes for Beriberi, Vitamin B12 Deficiency

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Dry beriberi : symmetrical peripheral neuropathy (sensory and motor), progressive muscle wasting and paralysis , confusion Wet beriberi : high-output cardiac failure ( dilated[amboss.com] Signs of deficiencies may be apparent. There may be: Non-anaemic iron deficiency. Iron-deficiency anaemia. Folate deficiency or vitamin B12 deficiency.[patient.info] B12 deficiency - Infection: Giardiasis, Strongyloidiasis, Tuberculosis - Graft vs. host disease Genetic disorders - Disaccharidase deficiency - Agammaglobulinemia - Abetalipoproteinemia[pediatriconcall.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    NUTRITIONAL – of course, can lead to Thiamine deficiency -- Wernicke/Korsakoff -- Dry and Wet Beriberi, Niacin deficiency -- Pellagra (diarrhea, dementia, dermatitis), Folate[errolozdalga.com] Folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12 deficiency may lead to hyperhomocysteinemia, as they participate in its metabolism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] “Cerebral beriberi (Wernicke's encephalopathy).” Lancet , i , 11 .[bjp.rcpsych.org]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    Shoshin beriberi, cardiac failure secondary to a severe deficiency of the vitamin thiamine, can develop in patients following extensive intestinal resection or bypass; however[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Among patients with short bowel syndrome, MMA levels may have limited specificity for vitamin B12 deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other complications include: Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms such as nervous system problems Metabolic acidosis due to diarrhea[diagnose-me.com]

  • Paresthesia

    […] thrombosis, polycythemia, thrombocytosis, leukemia Bones and joints disorders : arthritis, osteomalacia, osteoporosis Fibromyalgia Nutrient deficiency : vitamin B1 deficiency (beriberi[healthhype.com] B12 deficiency Vitamin B5 deficiency Whiplash Continue reading for additional paresthesia causes .[paresthesia.net] This may be due to a condition like transverse myelitis, a vitamin B12 deficiency or diabetic neuropathy.[medhealthdaily.com]

  • Anemia due to Adenosine Triphosphatase Deficiency

    •Infantile beriberi Beriberi is quite rare in Occident because most foods are now vitamin enriched.[flipper.diff.org] Vitamin B12 deficiency may cause fatigue.[newhope.com] Vitamin B12 deficiency was confirmed in 59 of 87 subjects (67.8 %) tested.[em-consulte.com]

  • Hypervitaminosis E

    […] links Vitamin E Toxicity (www.emedicine.com) v t e Nutritional pathology ( E40-68 , 260-269 ) Malnutrition Kwashiorkor - Marasmus - Catabolysis Avitaminosis B vitamins : B1: Beriberi[wikidoc.org] B1: beriberi, glavoboli, utrujenost, šibkost mišic, motnje centralnega živčnega sistema.[seniorji.info] Vitamin B12 deficiency is one of the problems experienced by vegetarians.[allaboutheaven.org]

  • Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

    If peripheral neuropathy is the only symptom of thiamine deficiency, the disorder is called beriberi.[britannica.com] VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY The main dietary sources of vitamin B12 (cobalamin) are animal products, such as meat and dairy foods.[neuropathology-web.org] Alternative names: Wet brain Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome stems from causes similar to those of beriberi, depletion of the body's stores of thiamine ( vitamin B1 ) from many[diagnose-me.com]

  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    Other causes include prolonged tachycardia, toxoplasmosis , thyrotoxicosis , and beriberi .[merckmanuals.com] Ask Well Photo Credit Tony Cenicola/The New York Times What Are the Effects of Vitamin B12 Deficiency?[nytimes.com] The other causes of DCM include nutritional imbalances such as beriberi and protein deficiency, collagen vascular disease, sarcoidosis, physical agents such as electric shock[symptoma.com]

  • Chronic Cholecystitis

    The reasons for such changes are persistent errors in nutrition and some conditions: excess in food of fats, cholesterol, beriberi; overweight; diabetes; infectious diseases[en.medicine-worlds.com] Ask Well Photo Credit Tony Cenicola/The New York Times What Are the Effects of Vitamin B12 Deficiency?[nytimes.com]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dietary deficiency — Vegans (strict vegetarians who do not eat any meat, fish, egg or dairy products) can develop vitamin B12 deficiency because they lack vitamin B12 in their[drugs.com] We present a case of beriberi after Roux-en-Y bypass that illustrates the importance of close follow up.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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