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622 Possible Causes for Focal Atrophy of Choroid, Vitamin C Decreased

  • Hemochromatosis

    The spectral domain optical coherence tomography showed retinal pigmentary epithelial atrophy associated with irregularities and focal interruption of the ellipsoid zone.[] […] iron intake indications standard of treatment to reduce iron overload methods reduced consumption of red meat avoid raw shellfish limit supplemental vitamin C avoid excessive[] Avoid vitamin C supplements. One phlebotomy every 2-3 mo (approximately) to maintain serum ferritin level between 25 and 50 ng/mL. Avoid vitamin C supplements.[]

  • Third Trimester Pregnancy

    The concomitant phenomenon of a third trimester pregnancy with a significant degree of pelvic organ prolapse is extremely rare. We report on a patient with pelvic organ prolapse complicating third trimester pregnancy treated by concomitant cesarean hysterectomy and abdominal sacrocolpopexy. A 30-year-old woman,[…][]

    Missing: Focal Atrophy of Choroid
  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The concept of "structural plasticity" has emerged as a potential mechanism in neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases such as drug abuse, depression, and dementia. Chronic alcoholism is a progressive neurodegenerative disease while the person continues to abuse alcohol, though clinical and imaging studies show[…][]

    Missing: Focal Atrophy of Choroid
  • Vitamin Deficiency

    RESULTS: There was a significant decrease in plasma levels of vitamins A, C and E and in serum levels of zinc in patients with SCA as compared with controls (P CONCLUSION:[] Vitamin C Because vitamin C is an antioxidant, it likely helps keep hair intact.[] Vitamin C deficiency anemia risk factors include: Smoking. Smoking can lead to vitamin C deficiency because it decreases the absorption of this vitamin. Chronic illness.[]

    Missing: Focal Atrophy of Choroid
  • Secondary Malnutrition

    Blood glucose c. Digestive enzymes d. Vitamin D 2.[] Those who take in more than 30% of their total calories in alcohol generally have a significant decrease in their intake of all macronutrients and deficiencies in vitamin[] Amino acids c. Antioxidants d. Carbohydrates 3.[]

    Missing: Focal Atrophy of Choroid
  • Childhood Celiac Disease

    Childhood celiac disease may lead to a failure of statural growth. After institution of a gluten-free diet most patients exhibit catch-up growth. Catch-up growth is a remarkable phenomenon characterized by a supranormal height velocity. One of the hypothetical mechanisms of catch-up growth is that an increased[…][]

    Missing: Focal Atrophy of Choroid
  • Old Age

    Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance The federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) system was developed pursuant to the federal Social Security Act of 1935 (42 U.S.C.A. § 301 et seq. [1935]) to provide government benefits to eligible retirees, disabled individuals, and surviving spouses and[…][]

    Missing: Focal Atrophy of Choroid
  • Common Cold

    We also found that regular vitamin C consumption may reduce the duration of cold symptoms in both adults and children, but it does not decrease the severity of cold symptoms[] B 6 Among available complementary treatments, vitamin C prophylaxis may decrease the severity and duration of cold symptoms; however, vitamin C, zinc, and Echinacea are not[] c A Cochrane review showed that taking 200 mg or more of vitamin C daily does not significantly decrease symptom severity or duration when initiated after the onset of cold[]

    Missing: Focal Atrophy of Choroid
  • Scurvy

    Concomitantly, serum vitamin C levels decreased to below normal.[] It mainly arises due to a decreased intake of vitamin C in the diet.[] Gustavo Barja, Mónica López-Torres, Rosa Pérez-Campo, Caridad Rojas, Susana Cadenas, Juan Prat and Reinaldo Pamplona, Dietary vitamin C decreases endogenous protein oxidative[]

    Missing: Focal Atrophy of Choroid
  • Myopic Macular Degeneration

    […] pallor and tessellation, with lacquer cracks and posterior staphyloma, and focal areas of deep choroidal atrophy were visualised; M5: choroidal pallor and tessellation with[] C, E, beta-carotene, zinc and copper can decrease the risk of vision loss in patients with intermediate to advanced dry macular degeneration.[] […] posterior were visualised; M3: choroidal pallor and tessellation, with several yellowish lacquer cracks in Bruch's membrane and posterior staphyloma were visualised; M4: choroidal[]

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