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1

Which are the fat soluble vitamins? (Recall letter and name)

A - Retinol
D - cholecalciferol
E - tocopherol
K - phytomenodione

2

What are the symptoms of vitamin A deficiency?

Colour blindness

3

What are the symptoms of vitamin D deficiency?

Osteomalacia/ ricketts

4

What are the symptoms of vitamin E deficiency?

Anaemia/ neuropathy (rare)

5

What are the symptoms of vitamin K deficiency?

Clotting defects

6

How can you test vitamin A levels?

Serum vitamin levels (although pretty much never done)

7

How can you test vitamin D levels?

Serum vitamin levels

8

How can you test vitamin E levels?

Serum vitamin levels

9

How can you test vitamin K level?

Prothrombin time

10

Name vitamins B1, 2, 6 and 12

B1 = thiamin
B2 = riboflavin
B6 = pyridoxine
B12 - cobalamin

11

Which vitamin deficiency causes Beri Beri neuropathy?

B1 (thiamin)

12

How can vit B1 levels be tested?

Red Blood Cell transketolase (but this takes forever to come back from the lab so is rarely done)

13

What are the symptoms of vit B2 deficiency?

Glossitis

14

What are the symptoms of vit B6 deficiency?

Dermatitis/ anaemia

15

What are the symptoms of vit B12 deficiency?

Pernicious anaemia

16

What are the symptoms of vit C deficiency?

Scurvy

17

What condition is produced by niacin deficiency?

Pellagra (Dermatitis, diarrhoea, dementia)

18

What states are produced by iron deficiency vs excess?

Deficiency = hypochromic anaemia
Excess = haemachromatosis

19

What symptoms does zinc deficiency produce?

Dermatitis

20

How can Wilson's disease be tested for?

Caeruloplasmin level

21

Deficiency in which hormone can cause insulin resistance?

Adiponectin

22

Where is adiponectin produced?

White adipose tissue

23

What test can be used to prove a diagnosis of Wernicke's encephalopathy?

Red blood cell transketolase

24

What is carbohydrate deficient transferrin measurement used for?

To detect alcohol abuse

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