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A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN A in the diet, characterized by NIGHT BLINDNESS and other ocular manifestations such as dryness of the conjunctiva and later of the cornea (XEROPHTHALMIA). Vitamin A deficiency is a very common problem worldwide, particularly in developing countries as a consequence of famine or shortages of vitamin A-rich foods. In the United States it is found among the urban poor, the elderly, alcoholics, and patients with malabsorption. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1179)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Vitamin A Deficiency" by people in Profiles.
Small-Quantity Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements Do Not Affect Plasma or Milk Retinol Concentrations Among Malawian Mothers, or Plasma Retinol Concentrations among Young Malawian or Ghanaian Children in Two Randomized Trials. J Nutr. 2021 04 08; 151(4):1029-1037.
Food fortification with multiple micronutrients: impact on health outcomes in general population. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019 12 18; 12:CD011400.
Micronutrient intakes among women of reproductive age in Vietnam. PLoS One. 2014; 9(2):e89504.
Comparison of ocular pathologies in vitamin A-deficient mice and RPE65 gene knockout mice. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Jul 25; 52(8):5507-14.
Assessment and control of vitamin A deficiency disorders. J Nutr. 2002 09; 132(9 Suppl):2947S-2953S.
Prevalence of micronutrient malnutrition worldwide. Nutr Rev. 2002 May; 60(5 Pt 2):S46-52.
Co-occurrence of nutrition problems in Honduran children. J Nutr. 2000 Sep; 130(9):2271-3.
The role of vitamin A in reducing child mortality and morbidity and improving growth. Salud Publica Mex. 1998 Mar-Apr; 40(2):189-98.
Vitamin A supplementation and morbidity among preschool children in south India. Am J Clin Nutr. 1995 Jun; 61(6):1295-303.
Vitamin A supplementation does not improve growth of preschool children: a randomized, double-blind field trial in south India. J Nutr. 1995 Feb; 125(2):202-11.