September 30, 2023

Nutrition deficiency diseases

Nutrition deficiency diseases

Examples of nutritional deficiency diseases

1)Vitamin (B12) ( cyanocobalamin)Megaloblastic anaemia ( defective RBC’s maturation)
2)Iodine Goiter HypothyroidismNeurological cretinism Myxoedematous cretinism Spontaneous abortion and stillbirth
3)Iron Anemia Impaired immunity decreases resistance to infection 
4)Thiamine ( B1BeriberiWernicke’s encephalopathy ( mental retardation, nystagmus)
5)Vitamin –B2 ( Riboflavin)Delayed wound healing increased susceptibility to cataract impaired neuromotor function
6)Vitamin ABitot’s spot, night blindness, xeropthalmia, keratomalacia-linked genetic disorder (color blindness)
7)Vitamin DRickets in childrensOsteomalacia in adults
8)Vitamin B3( Niacin ) / (Nicotinic acid)Pellagra ( diarhhoea , dermatitis , dementia )
9)Vitamin B( pyridoxine)In children: irritabilityAbdominal destantionLoss of body weight Anemia 
In adults:skin and mouth lesions Peripheral neuritis Mental changes 
10)Vitamin C ( ascorbic acid )Scurvy
11)Vitamin –E ( Tocopherol)Abortion and sterility in animals
12)Protein KwashiorkorMarasmus
13)Calcium OsteomalaciaOsteoporosis
14)Folic acid Megaloblastic anaemia(defective RBC’s maturation)Glossitis
Nutrition deficiency diseases

Manisha Yogesh Chaudhari is working as an Assistant Professor at Kokan Gyanpeeth’s Rahul Dharkar College of Pharmacy, Karjat, Maharashtra, India. She has worked with Pfizer and Flamingo Pharmaceuticals. She is actively involved in Books writing, Review, and research paper writing as well as actively involved in contributing towards academic literature

F Y D Pharm Notes, Books, Syllabus, PDF, Videos

S. No.Name of the Course
1.ER20-11T Pharmaceutics Theory
2.ER20-11P Pharmaceutics Practical
3.ER20-12T Pharmaceutical Chemistry Theory
4.ER20-12P Pharmaceutical Chemistry Practical
5.ER20-13T Pharmacognosy Theory
6.ER20-13P Pharmacognosy Practical
7.ER20-14T Human Anatomy & Physiology Theory
8.ER20-14P Human Anatomy & Physiology Practical
9.ER20-15T Social Pharmacy Theory
10.ER20-15P Social Pharmacy Practical
F Y D Pharm Syllabus

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