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Description:This child is suffering from a skin rash associated with pellagra brought on by a niacin, vitamin B3 deficiency.
Pellagra is a disease caused by a dietary deficiency, or failure of the body to absorb niacin, vitamin B3, or tryptophan, an amino acid. Pellagra is characterized by scaly skin sores, diarrhea, mucosal changes, and mental symptoms.
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Creation Date:1970
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