Vitamin Deficiencies

Vitamins play key roles in biochemical processes that are essential for normal functioning of neural tissue. Malabsorption due to gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and biliary diseases; malnutrition; long-term parenteral alimentation without vitamin supplementation; and the use of vitamin antagonist drugs are major causes of vitamin deficiencies. Vitamin deficiencies produce dis tinct clinical features and pathologic changes in the central and peripheral nervous system. Major vitamin deficiencies are summarized in Table 10.1. Two major diseases are presented here.

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