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What is Beriberi?

What is Beriberi?

  • Beriberi: Disease due to vitamin B1 deficiency (thiamine).
  • Beriberi: A mental disorder associated with chronic ethanol abuse (ALCOHOLISM) and nutritional deficiencies characterized by short term memory loss, confabulations, and disturbances of attention. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1139)
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Beriberi: avitaminosis caused by lack of thiamine (vitamin B1).
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Beriberi: Introduction

Types of Beriberi:

Broader types of Beriberi:

How serious is Beriberi?

Complications of Beriberi: see complications of Beriberi

What causes Beriberi?

Causes of Beriberi: see causes of Beriberi
Risk factors for Beriberi: see risk factors for Beriberi

What are the symptoms of Beriberi?

Symptoms of Beriberi: see symptoms of Beriberi

Complications of Beriberi: see complications of Beriberi

Beriberi: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Beriberi.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Beriberi: Family Practice Physician, Pediatrician, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Beriberi.
Treatments for Beriberi: see treatments for Beriberi
Prevention of Beriberi: see prevention of Beriberi

Name and Aliases of Beriberi

Main name of condition: Beriberi

Class of Condition for Beriberi: deficiency vitamin

Other names or spellings for Beriberi:

Vitamin b1 deficiency, Thiamine deficiency

Dry beri-beri, Korsakoff syndrome, Korsakov syndrome, Wernicke's disease, Wet beri-beri, Thiamine (Vitamin B1) deficiency Source - Diseases Database

Beriberi: Related Conditions

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