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Nyctalopia: the sequelae of hypovitaminosis A.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22767477     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a case of night blindness due to vitamin A deficiency in a gentleman who had previously undergone a pancreaticoduodenostomy 10 years ago. The deficiency was attributed self-cessation of his pancreatic supplements without being aware of the possible consequences. The diagnosis and management of this patient is presented here, along with a discussion of similar cases in the literature.
Authors:
Stephen Tiang; Richard Warne
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-08-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2010     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia.
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