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Symptomatic vitamin E deficiency in cystic fibrosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3977391     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A girl with cystic fibrosis who developed a neurological syndrome probably secondary to vitamin E deficiency at the age of 10 years is described. The severity of the deficiency and the early development of neurological features probably result from reduced intraluminal bile salt concentrations in addition to the pancreatic insufficiency.
A M Bye; D P Muller; J Wilson; V M Wright; M B Mearns
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood     Volume:  60     ISSN:  1468-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1985 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-04-04     Completed Date:  1985-04-04     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372434     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  162-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cystic Fibrosis / complications*
Nervous System Diseases / drug therapy,  etiology*
Vitamin E / therapeutic use
Vitamin E Deficiency / complications*
Reg. No./Substance:
1406-18-4/Vitamin E

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