wet beriberi


wet beriberi
beriberi marked by cardiac failure and edema, but without extensive nervous system involvement.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Beriberi — Infobox Disease Name = Beriberi Caption = A sufferer Turn of the 20th century in southeast Asia DiseasesDB = 14107 ICD10 = ICD10|E|51|1|e|50 ICD9 = ICD9|265.0 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = ped eMedicineTopic = 229 eMedicine mult =… …   Wikipedia

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  • beriberi — n. a nutritional disorder due to deficiency of vitamin B1 (thiamin). It is widespread in rice eating communities in which the diet is based on polished rice, from which the seed coat (which is rich in thiamin) has been removed. Beriberi takes two …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • beriberi, beri beri — A specific nutritional deficiency syndrome occurring in endemic form in eastern and southern Asia, sporadically in other parts of the world without reference to climate, and sometimes in alcoholics, resulting mainly from a dietary deficiency of… …   Medical dictionary

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  • БЕРИ-БЕРИ — (beriberi) нарушение питания, связанное с дефицитом в организме человека витамина В1 (тиамина). Часто встречается в странах, где основной пищей является шлифованный рис, с которого снята наружная оболочка, богатая тиамином. Существуют две формы… …   Толковый словарь по медицине

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  • nutritional disease — Introduction       any of the nutrient related diseases and conditions that cause illness in humans. They may include deficiencies or excesses in the diet, obesity and eating disorders, and chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease,… …   Universalium


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