Vitamin E deficiency

Background

  • Most common causes:

Clinical Features

  • Areflexia
  • Gait disturbance
  • Decreased vibration and proprioception
  • Ophthalmoplegia

Differential Diagnosis

Vitamin deficiencies

Evaluation

  • Plasma Vitamin E level <0.5 mg/dL

Management

  • Vitamin E repletion

Disposition

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Authors:

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