ID#: 14661
This photograph depicts the hands of a patient displaying dermatologic symptoms due to a condition known as alcoholic pellagra. Note the swollen, roughened, and mottled pigmentation of the skin, all due to a niacin deficiency brought on by malnutrition, which was exacerbated by this patient’s poor nutritional intake.
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Content Provider(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1970
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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