Alterations in Zinc, Vitamin A, and Retinol‐Binding Protein in Chronic Alcoholics: A Possible Mechanism for Night Blindness and Hypogonadism

Alterations in Zinc, Vitamin A, and Retinol‐Binding Protein in Chronic Alcoholics: A Possible... Deficiencies in zinc and vitamin A may play a role in the night blindness and hypogonadism of some chronic alcoholics; abstinence and zinc and vitamin A therapy may be of some benefit in these processes. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Alcoholism Wiley

Alterations in Zinc, Vitamin A, and Retinol‐Binding Protein in Chronic Alcoholics: A Possible Mechanism for Night Blindness and Hypogonadism

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Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 1979 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
ISSN
0145-6008
eISSN
1530-0277
D.O.I.
10.1111/j.1530-0277.1979.tb05287.x
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Abstract

Deficiencies in zinc and vitamin A may play a role in the night blindness and hypogonadism of some chronic alcoholics; abstinence and zinc and vitamin A therapy may be of some benefit in these processes.

Journal

AlcoholismWiley

Published: Apr 1, 1979

References

  • Vitamin A deficiency, xerophthalmia and blindness
    Oomen, Oomen
  • Vitamin A and the retina
    Amemiya, Amemiya

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