Wet beriberi with multiple organ failure remarkably reversed by thiamine administration

Abstract

RATIONALE Circulatory failure, especially with low systemic vascular resistance (SVR), as observed in septic shock, thyrotoxicosis, and anemia, is a particular pattern that should suggest thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency. The clinical picture of wet beriberi secondary to thiamine deficiency only demonstrates non-specific clinical manifestations. For a… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000010010

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