Pellagra

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Pellagra

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The terms "Pellagra" returned 42 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Dermatitis as one of the 3 Ds of pellagra.
 

Author(s): Nayan K Desai, Brian P Gable

Journal: Mayo Clin. Proc.. 2012 Dec;87(12):e113.

 

Last Updated: 11 Dec 2012

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Letter: Pellagra as the initial presentation of Crohn disease.
 

Author(s): Arist├│teles Rosmaninho, Madalena Sanches, Iolanda Conde Fernandes, Teresa Pinto-Almeida, Susana Vila├ža, Ana Oliveira, Manuela Selores

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Pellagra is a nutritional disease caused by the deficiency of niacin. We describe a case of pellagra as the initial presentation of Crohn disease, which has been rarely described in the literature.

Last Updated: 7 May 2012

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Benign symmetrical lipomatosis and pellagra associated with alcoholism.
 

Author(s): Fernanda de Marca Filgueiras, Dionne de Almeida Stolarczuk, Alexandre Carlos Gripp, Isabel Cristina Brasil Succi

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;86(6):1189-92.

 

A 42-year-old male patient, alcoholic, presented showing signs of tumors in the neck and around the shoulders, scaly, erythematous-violaceous lesions and some bullous lesions in sun-exposed areas of upper and lower limbs. Based on clinical features, laboratory tests and imaging studies ...

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2012

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The terms "Pellagra" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pellagra may be a rare secondary complication of anorexia nervosa: a systematic review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Jonathan E Prousky

Journal: Altern Med Rev. 2003 May;8(2):180-5.

 

Pellagra is a nutritional wasting disease attributable to a combined deficiency of tryptophan and niacin (nicotinic acid). It is characterized clinically by four classic symptoms often referred to as the four Ds: diarrhea, dermatitis, dementia, and death. Prior to the development ...

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2003

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