Wet beriberi with multiple organ failure remarkably reversed by thiamine administration


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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