Pellagra: a still existing disease

@article{Stratigos1977PellagraAS,
  title={Pellagra: a still existing disease},
  author={John D. Stratigos and Andreas D. Katsambas},
  journal={British Journal of Dermatology},
  year={1977},
  volume={96}
}
Pellagra is no longer the medico-social problem it was in the past. Nevertheless in countries with a low nutritional level it continues to a considerable degree in endemic form. However, in other countries with much sunlight the incidence of the disease is also high. The appearance of the syndrome is favoured by sunlight accentuating cases which under other conditions would remain subclinical. The mechanism for the biosynthesis of nicotinic acid in man as well as the histochemical and… 

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