Must know Facts about Vitamins and their Deficiencies

Dear medical Students we all know it’s not easy to remember the names of all the Vitamins since it’s must to know the name as well as the disease are caused by their deficiencies.we hope we have simplified your work to reduce the time spending on this topic.

Vitamin B1 also called Thiamine deficiency will cause BeriBeri , Wernicke’s Encephalopathy.

Must know Facts about Vitamins and their Deficiencies

Vitamin B1 Thiamine BeriBeri , Wernicke’s encephalopathy
Vitamin B2 Riboflavin Angular stomatitis , cheilosis , dermatitis , glossitis
Vitamin B3 Niacin Pellagra (4D’s- Dementia , Diarrhea , Dermatitis , Death )
Vitamin B5 Pantothenic acid Burning foot syndrome , likener syndrome
Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine Peripheral neuropathy , sideroblastic anemia , pellagra, Homocystinuria , Hartnup disease
Vitamin B7 Biotin Multiplecarboxylate deficiency
Vitamin B9 Folic acid Megaloblastic anemia , neural tube defect
Vitamin B12 Cyanocobalamin Megaloblastic anemia , subacute combined degeneration ( SACD)