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What is Thiamine deficiency?

What is Thiamine deficiency?

  • Thiamine deficiency: Dietary deficiency of vitamin B1 (thiamine).
  • Thiamine deficiency: A heat-labile and water-soluble vitamin contained in milk, yeast, synthesized; in the germ and husk of grains, also artificially synthesized; essential for growth; a deficiency of thiamin is associated with beriberi and Wernicke-Korsakoff's syndrome. SYN aneurine, antiberiberi factor, antiberiberi vitamin, antineuritic factor, antineuritic vitamin, thiamine, vitamin B1.
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Thiamine deficiency: Introduction

Types of Thiamine deficiency:

Broader types of Thiamine deficiency:

What causes Thiamine deficiency?

Causes of Thiamine deficiency: see causes of Thiamine deficiency
Risk factors for Thiamine deficiency: see risk factors for Thiamine deficiency

What are the symptoms of Thiamine deficiency?

Symptoms of Thiamine deficiency: see symptoms of Thiamine deficiency

Thiamine deficiency: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Thiamine deficiency.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Thiamine deficiency: Family Practice Physician, Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Thiamine deficiency.
Treatments for Thiamine deficiency: see treatments for Thiamine deficiency
Research for Thiamine deficiency: see research for Thiamine deficiency

Society issues for Thiamine deficiency


Hospitalization statistics for Thiamine deficiency: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Thiamine deficiency:

  • 0.001% (143) of hospital consultant episodes were for thiamine deficiency in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 67% of hospital consultant episodes for thiamine deficiency required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 77% of hospital consultant episodes for thiamine deficiency were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 23% of hospital consultant episodes for thiamine deficiency were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital consultant episodes for thiamine deficiency required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 36.2 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for thiamine deficiency in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Thiamine deficiency

Main name of condition: Thiamine deficiency

Class of Condition for Thiamine deficiency: deficiency vitamin

Other names or spellings for Thiamine deficiency:

vitamin B1 deficiency

Vitamin B1 Source - Diseases Database

Thiamine deficiency: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Thiamine deficiency:

 

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