Pellagra sentence example

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  • There and in Lombardy the disease known as pellagra is most widely diffused.
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  • Extreme niacin deficiency results in a condition called pellagra, one of the negative side effects.
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  • The peasantry suffer much from pellagra.
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  • Malaria, dysentery and the vitamin deficiency disease pellagra attacked the prisoners.
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  • In those with carcinoid syndrome features of pellagra, tricuspid regurgitation or pulmonary stenosis may be present.
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  • Niacin deficiency results in pellagra, which involves skin rashes and scabs, diarrhea, and mental depression.
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  • Niacin supplementation prevents pellagra, a disease that occurs in people who rely heavily on corn as the main source of food and who do not eat much meat or milk.
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  • A bill for the better prevention of pellagra was introduced in the spring of 1902.
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  • Pellagra causes skin lesions that appear to be leprosy, sensitivity to light, aggression, insomnia, weakness, mental confusion, paralysis of limbs, diarrhea and eventually dementia.
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  • Pellagra was common in the past when poverty led to malnutrition or where corn was a main staple and was prepared and stored in such a way that niacin was depleted from food.
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