Q. 204.4( 7 Votes )

Write the name of diseases and their symptoms caused by vitamin malnutrition.

Answer :

Diseases caused by vitamin malnutrition are-

a. Vitamin A causes night blindness where a person is not able to see at night.


b. Thiamine deficiency causes beriberi where heart beat decreases, muscles and nerves become weak.


c. Riboflavin deficiency causes Ariboflavinosis where mouth side, lip skin ruptures, memory loss.


d. Niacin deficiency causes Pellagra where scalp occurs on tongue and skin.


e. Deficiency of Vitamin C causes scurvy whose symptoms are gingival bleeding, skin rashes.


f. Deficiency of vitamin D causes rickets where bones of arms, legs get tender, bumps occurs in rib cage.


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