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British Food Journal Volume 39 Issue 1 1937

British Food Journal Volume 39 Issue 1 1937 2 Relationship of Hypovitaminosis B1 to ManBeriberi.In human beings the only influence of vitamin B1 is that in relation to beriberi. This disease occurs in two formsa Dry Type Characterised by muscular wasting, anaesthesia of the skin, and finally paralysis of the legs, and in some cases of the arms, intercostal muscles, and diaphragm there is an associated degeneration of the peripheral nerves, both motor and sensory and b Wet Type The most marked feature in this form is oedema of limbs and trunk, and effusion into the serous cavities dilatation of the heart with congestion of the lungs is present, and there is a high mortality from cardiac failure. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png British Food Journal Emerald Publishing

British Food Journal Volume 39 Issue 1 1937

British Food Journal , Volume 39 (1): 10 – Jan 1, 1937

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0007-070X
DOI
10.1108/eb011302
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Abstract

2 Relationship of Hypovitaminosis B1 to ManBeriberi.In human beings the only influence of vitamin B1 is that in relation to beriberi. This disease occurs in two formsa Dry Type Characterised by muscular wasting, anaesthesia of the skin, and finally paralysis of the legs, and in some cases of the arms, intercostal muscles, and diaphragm there is an associated degeneration of the peripheral nerves, both motor and sensory and b Wet Type The most marked feature in this form is oedema of limbs and trunk, and effusion into the serous cavities dilatation of the heart with congestion of the lungs is present, and there is a high mortality from cardiac failure.

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British Food JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1937

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