September 24, 2017
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Vitamin deficiencies

Common Name

Chemical Name

Deficiency of Symptoms or Disease

Fat soluble

 

 

Vitamin A

Retinol 3-Dehydroretinol

Nyctalopia, xerophthalmia, keratomalacia

Vitamin D

Cholecalciferol

Rickets (young), osteomalacia (adult)

Vitamin E

Tocopherols

Lipid peroxidation, including red blood cell fragility, haemolytic anemia

Vitamin K

Phylloquinones & Menaquinones

Increased clotting time, haemorrhagic disease (infancy)

Water Soluble

 

 

Vitamin B1

Thiamine

Beriberi, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome

Vitamin B2

Riboflavin

Angular stomatitis, dermatitis, photophobia

Vitamin B6

Pyridoxine, pyridoxal, pyridoxamine

Epileptiform convulsions, dermatitis, hypochromic anemia

Niacin
Niacinamide

Nicotinic acid
Nicotinamide

Pellagra

Folic acid

Pteroylglutamic acid

Megaloblastic anemia

Vitamin B12

Cyanocobalamin

Pernicious and megaloblastic anemia, neuropathy

Biotin

-

Dermatitis

Panthothenic acid

-

Burning feet syndrome

Vitamin C

Ascorbic acid

Scurvy

  

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