Beriberi

Known as: Beri Beri, Vitamin B1 Deficiency, endemic polyneuritis 
A disease caused by a deficiency of thiamine (vitamin B1) and characterized by polyneuritis, cardiac pathology, and edema. The epidemic form is found… (More)
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1936-2017
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2011
2011
The clinical presentation of beriberi can be quite varied. In the extreme form, profound cardiovascular involvement leads to… (More)
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2011
2011
Cardiovascular beriberi is categorized into two main groups, according to its cause: alcoholic and non-alcoholic (dietary… (More)
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2010
2010
Thiamine deficiency leads to various manifestations due to dysfunction of nervous or cardiovascular system, commonly known as dry… (More)
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2004
2004
We report three cases of dry beriberi in adolescents who underwent gastric bypass surgery for clinically severe obesity. The key… (More)
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1998
1998
OBJECTIVE Wernicke encephalopathy (WE) is an acute neurologic disorder characterized by a triad of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and… (More)
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1992
1992
Konzo is a distinct form of tropical myelopathy characterised by abrupt onset of spastic paraparesis. Epidemics in East Africa… (More)
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1992
1992
In Indonesia beriberi is still endemic, but subclinical cases are not uncommon. Three patients suffering from beriberi presented… (More)
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1986
1986
Shoshin beriberi, a fulminant form of heart failure due to thiamine deficiency has a different presentation to the classical form… (More)
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1980
1980
Seven biopsied sural nerves from patients with beriberi were morphometrically evaluated. In teased fiber analysis the mean… (More)
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Highly Cited
1953
Highly Cited
1953
 
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