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The infant pictured here, was suffering from a niacin, vitamin B3 deficiency, which had given rise to a condition known as pellagra. In this young child’s case, one of the primary symptoms of the disorder, manifested as a generalized dystrophia, or muscle weakness.
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Creation Date: 1970
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