Flashcards in Vitamins and Physiotherapy (Irene Gold) Parts II and III Deck (142)
A deficiency in which vitamin will cause night blindness?
Vitamin A (Retinol)
What is the name for Vitamin A?
What condition will an increase in Vitamin A cause?
Hypervitaminosis: beta-caratinema (yellow skin with normal sclera)
What is the name for Vitamin B1?
What condition is caused by a decrease in Thiamine?
What are two findings with Beri-Beri syndrome?
What condition is seen in alcoholics that have a decrease in Vitamin B1?
Wernike Kosakoff syndrome
What vitamin is called Riboflavin?
What is the name of the condition seen in a person with a decrease in Vitamin B2?
Cheilosis (Sore cracks at the corner of the mouth)
What is the name for Vitamin B3?
What condition is seen in patients with a decrease in Niacin?
4 D's: Dementia, Dermatitis, Diarrhea, Death
What is the name for Vitamin B6?
For what condition is Pyridoxine recommended?
Peripheral nerve healing
What four conditions is Vitamin B6 used to help?
When is Vitamin B9 recommended to be taken and for what purpose?
Prior to pregnancy
To help with formation of the neural arch;neural tube defects are less likely to occur
What is the name for Vitamin B9?
What type of anemia is seen in alcoholics with a Folic Acid deficiency?
Megoloblastic (Macrocyic) Anemia
What does a deficiency in B9 produce?
Pain in what location of the body will improve at night when taking B9?
What Vitamin has the name Cobalamin?
What population will be deficient in B12?
A lack of intrinsic factor with Cobalamin leads to what type of Anemia?
A deficiency of B12 leads to Megaloblastic anemia which is confirmed positive how?
Positive Schilling test
What Vitamin is associated with Posterolateral Sclerosis (Combined Systems Disease)?
What two systems are often part of Combined System Disease (PLS)?
What Vitamin masks the symptoms of B12?
Folic Acid (B9)
What conditions will persist even after Cobalamin is administered?
What is the name for Vitamin C?
What two conditions will be seen if a patient has a decrease in Ascorbic Acid?