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Introduction: Beriberi

Description of Beriberi

Beriberi (medical condition): Disease due to vitamin B1 deficiency (thiamine)...more »

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Beriberi: avitaminosis caused by lack of thiamine (vitamin B1).
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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)
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Beriberi: A disease caused by a deficiency of thiamine (vitamin B1) and characterized by polyneuritis, cardiac pathology, and edema. The epidemic form is found primarily in areas in which white (polished) rice is the staple food, as in Japan, China, the Philippines, India, and other countries of southeast Asia. (Dorland, 27th ed).
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Beriberi as a Disease

Beriberi (medical condition): See Beriberi (disease information).
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