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1,812 Possible Causes for Vitamin E Deficiency

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    Serum levels of vitamin D were low in all volunteers. Sixty-one percent of patients had vitamin E deficiency; hypovitaminosis A and C occurred in one subject.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vitamin E deficiency - if severe, this can result in ataxia, oedema and depressed deep tendon reflexes.[patient.info] Vitamin D depletion is associated with poor growth and bowed extremities. Severe vitamin E deficiencies can result in ataxia, edema, and depressed deep tendon reflexes.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Celiac Disease

    Common signs and symptoms of celiac disease Anemia - deficiencies of iron, folate, and/or vitamin B 12 Deficiencies of vitamins A, D, E, K Abdominal bloating, gas Indigestion[web.archive.org] […] and K vitamin deficiency Skin rashes such as Dermatitis Herpetiformis Neurological issues Difficulty concentrating Bone and joint pains Common in children: Symptoms do not[coeliac.org.nz] If there are questions of unbalanced diet or ongoing non-compliance, consider monitoring the following labs: cbc, iron, folate, Vitamin D 25 OH, fat soluble vitamins A, E[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Bone mass and vitamin D deficiency in adults with advanced cystic fibrosis lung disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Poor fat absorption makes the stools appear oily and bulky and increases the child's risk for deficiencies of the fat-soluble vitamins (vitamins A, D, E, and K).[kidshealth.org] Lancet. 1993 Jan 9; 341 (8837):72–75. [ PubMed ] [ Google Scholar ] Donovan DS, Jr, Papadopoulos A, Staron RB, Addesso V, Schulman L, McGregor C, Cosman F, Lindsay RL, Shane E.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Steatorrhea

    Because fat-soluble Vitamins A, D, E, and K are absorbed along with lipids (See GI Vitamin Absorption ), prolonged steatorrhea may result in deficiencies of those vitamins[pathwaymedicine.org] Fat malabsorption can cause Fat Soluble Vitamin Deficiency. Specifically, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E and Vitamin K.[crohnsforum.com]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K) are affected in fat malabsorption. Prolonged prothrombin time can be caused by vitamin K deficiency. Serological studies.[en.wikipedia.org] Unabsorbed fats trap fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K) and possibly some minerals, causing deficiency.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    , night blindness from vitamin A deficiency, and skin rashes , possibly from vitamin E or essential fatty acid deficiency.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Prior to the development of jaundice, however, deficiencies of vitamins A and E actually occur in only a minority of people with PBC.[emedicinehealth.com] Treatment commonly includes the administration of fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K to prevent and correct deficiencies caused by malabsorption.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Childhood Celiac Disease

    Tikkakoski S, Savilahti E, Kolho KL. Undiagnosed coeliac disease and nutritional deficiencies in adults screened in primary health care.[gi.org] Low serum vitamin B12 is common in coeliac disease and is not due to autoimmune gastritis. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2002;14:425–427. 206. Dahele A, Ghosh S.[gi.org]

  • Friedreich Ataxia

    […] and Ataxia with Vitamin E Deficiency in 44 Moroccan Families.[dx.doi.org] Molecular pathology Defects of TTPA, which encodes a protein that selectively and tightly binds alpha-trocopherol (vitamin E), cause ataxia with vitamin E deficiency.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Ataxia with vitamin E deficiency (AVED). AVED is a hereditary condition that affects a person's ability to use vitamin E.[forgottendiseases.org]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia

    Findings were consistent with the known neuropathology of ABL and of experimental vitamin E deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These mutations lead to fat malabsorption, with associated vitamin E deficiency, which manifests as sensory neuropathy, pigmentary retinopathy, and acanthocytosis.[mayoclinic.pure.elsevier.com] Spinocerebellar degeneration in a 17-yr-old boy with abetalipoproteinemia was associated with vitamin E deficiency and hepatic steatosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Osteomalacia

    View Article PubMed Google Scholar Tiangga E, Gowda A, Dent JA: Vitamin D deficiency in psychiatric in-patients and treatment with daily supplements of calcium and ergocalciferol[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com] Gordon C, DePeter K, Feldman H, Grace E, Jean Emans S. Prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency among healthy adolescents.[scielo.br] J Steroids Horm Sci 8:185 Manisha S, Rakesh S (2012) Rickets-vitamin D deficiency and dependency. Indian J Endocrinol Metab 16: 164-176.[aclr.com.es]

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