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Description:This child presented with early signs indicative of a dietary vitamin A deficiency including glossitis, and dental caries.
Vitamin A is essential in the body’s maintenance of its mucous membranes, and in the processes associated with tissue repair in general. A healthy tongue, and oral cavity, therefore, is very much dependent on the availability of vitamin A.
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Creation Date:1970
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