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829 Possible Causes for Pellagra

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    However, cases of pellagra are recently reported in West Europe, USA, Australia, and Japan in connection with chronic alcoholism, gastrointestinal malabsorption, and some[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] were composed of disseminated necrotic foci in the cerebral cortices with many Alzheimer type II astrocytes, pachymeningitis hemorrhagica interna, and lesions similar to pellagra[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] NUTRITIONAL – of course, can lead to Thiamine deficiency -- Wernicke/Korsakoff -- Dry and Wet Beriberi, Niacin deficiency -- Pellagra (diarrhea, dementia, dermatitis), Folate[errolozdalga.com]

  • Gingivostomatitis

    The sixth case of an allergic contact gingivostomatitis to gold crowns previously misdiagnosed as erosive lichen planus is reported. Patch tests to gold chloride (0.5%) and 0.05 cm3 intradermal gold sodium thiomalate (Myochrysine 50 mg/cm3) were positive at 48-72 h. Histopathology of the allergic contact gingivitis[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Liver Metastasis

    Immune thrombocytopaenia (ITP) was referred to previously as idiopathic thrombocytopaenic purpura and is usually of autoimmune or viral aetiology. Colorectal cancer liver metastasis with concomitant ITP is rare and only three cases have been reported in the English literature. Adverse effects of adjuvant[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    Pellagra: a rare complication of anorexia nervosa. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2007 Oct. 16(7):417-20. [Medline].[emedicine.medscape.com] […] refeeding can lead to excessive bloating, edema, and, rarely, congestive heart failure) Monitor the patient carefully for development of tachycardia [113] or edema Monitor for pellagra[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Vitamin B Deficiency

    Peripheral neuropathy, pellagra with glossitis, seborrheic dermatitis and cheilosis are also the symptoms of Vit.B6 deficiency.[symptoma.com] A major deficiency in niacin could lead to pellagra, a rough, scaly dermatitis that appears on areas of the skin exposed to the sun.[livestrong.com] Some of the symptoms of vitamin B6 include pellagra, depression and seizures. Some of the symptoms of vitamin B2 include angular stomatitis and cheilosis.[symptoma.com]

  • Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome

    All but one had experienced flushing, three had rosacea, five had clinical features of pellagra and two had scleroderma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Niacin and adequate protein intake are needed to prevent pellagra because dietary tryptophan is diverted to serotonin by the tumor.[msdmanuals.com] Pellagra may be prevented by ensuring adequate protein in the diet and by taking niacin.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Achlorhydria

    Pellagra can be a fatal disease, and shortly after the 3Ds become clinically apparent, death occurs. 30 Pellagra is considered rare today since the average Western diet supplies[orthomolecular.org] Hyperthyroidism  05. pellagra  06 Sprue  07. parasitic infestation 7.  Treatment/Remedy of Achlorhydria:  5 ml dilute HCL N.F in 200 ml water required to treat achlorhydria[slideshare.net] I believe substrate pellagra to be less common than vitamin B3 dependency.[orthomolecular.org]

  • Hartnup Disease

    The rash is identical to the rash in pellagra a disorder resulting from Vitamin B3 (niacin) deficiency.[symptoma.com] Differential diagnosis Pellagra is the main differential diagnosis.[orpha.net] Therefore, the most probable form seems to be endogenous pellagra. 1973 S.[doi.org]

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    Pellagra and niacin: Pellagra was unknown prior to the introduction of maize into Europe from the New World.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pellagra, which is the oldest known cutaneous manifestation among vitamin deficiencies, is reviewed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nicotinamide deficiency may result in a rarer condition, alcoholic pellagra encephalopathy, which often has a similar clinical presentation to WKS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    Folate-deficiency anemia frequently appears in women of childbearing age, in those who are pregnant or lactating, in alcohol abusers and malnourished individuals, thus proving the necessity of folate oral supplementation. Prevention must be carefully conducted, since the elderly may have difficulties tolerating folate[…][symptoma.com]

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