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What is another name for vitamin A?

retinol

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What is the other name for vitamin E?

Tocopherol

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What is the other name for vitamin K?

Phylloquinone

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What is the other name for vitamin b1?

Thiamine

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What is the other name for vitamin B2?

Riboflavin

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What is the other name for vitamin B3?

Niacin

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What is pantothenic acid?

Vitamin B5

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What is pyridoxine ?

Vitamin B6

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What is the vitamin name for folate?

Vitamin B9

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What is another name for vitamin B12?

Cyanocobalamin

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What is the formal name for vitamin C?

Ascorbic acid

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What can intoxication of vitamin A cause?

Pseudo tumor cerebri

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What is the most common cause of blindness in young children worldwide?

Vitamin A deficiency

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What can retinol deficiency cause?

Xerophthalmia (dry eyes)
Nyctalopia (night blindness)
Complete blindness

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What is the cause of beri beri?

B1 deficiency

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What are the symptoms of beri beri?

Mental confusion
Peripheral paralysis
Muscle weakness
Tachycardia
Cardiomegaly

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Who is at risk for riboflavin deficiency?

Premies on phototherapy

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What are the 3 typically symptoms of vitamin B2 deficiency?

Anemia, angular stomatitis, seborrheic dermatitis

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What can occur with niacin toxicity?

Vasodilation

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What are the symptoms of vitamin B3 deficiency?

Dermatitis, diarrhea and dementia = pellagra

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What symptom is associated with vitamin b6 toxicity?

Neuropathy

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What are symptoms of vitamins b6 deficiency?

Swelling if tongue and rash

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What are symptoms of vitamin b9 deficiency?

Larger tongue and macrocytic anemia

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What is one symptom of vitamin B9 toxicity?

Irritability

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What are symptoms of vitamin b12 deficiency ?

Macrocytic anemia

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What symptoms occur with vitamin c deficiency?

Leg tenderness
Poor wound healing
Bleeding gums

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What type of crisis can be triggered by calcium toxicity?

Hemolytic crisis in a patient with G6PD deficiency

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What are symptoms of vitamin E deficiency in premies?

Hemolytic anemia

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What are symptoms of vitamin E deficiency?

Neuropathy
Muscle weakness
Peripheral edema
Thromocytosis

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What are the vitamin K dependent factors?

2,7,9 and 10