Classification of 154 clinical cases of vitamin A deficiency in children (0-15 years) in a tertiary hospital in North West Frontier Province Pakistan.


OBJECTIVE To share our experience of 154 cases of clinical vitamin A deficiency in Pakistani children. METHODS AND RESULTS The data on age, sex, date of presentation and clinical stage of vitamin A deficiency was recorded. A total of 154 children aged 0-15 years suffering from clinical vitamin A deficiency (xerophthalmia) were recorded. One hundred and… (More)


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