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Pellagra

A disease due to deficiency of NIACIN, a B-complex vitamin, or its precursor TRYPTOPHAN. It is characterized by scaly DERMATITIS which is often associated with DIARRHEA and DEMENTIA (the three D's).
Also Known As:
Pellagras
Networked: 285 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 14 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Dermatitis
2. Diarrhea
3. Dementia (Dementias)
4. Neurologic Manifestations (Neurological Manifestations)
5. Hallucinations (Hallucination)

Experts

1. Shibata, Katsumi: 3 articles (01/2014 - 01/2003)
2. Fukuwatari, Tsutomu: 3 articles (01/2014 - 01/2003)
3. Williams, Adrian C: 3 articles (01/2013 - 01/2007)
4. Lanska, Douglas J: 3 articles (01/2012 - 01/2010)
5. Cheung, Edith: 3 articles (09/2007 - 01/2007)
6. van den Briel, Tina: 3 articles (09/2007 - 01/2007)
7. Prakash, Ravi: 2 articles (09/2015 - 11/2008)
8. da Cunha, Daniel Ferreira: 2 articles (06/2015 - 09/2004)
9. Vannucchi, Helio: 2 articles (06/2015 - 09/2004)
10. Sugita, Kazunari: 2 articles (01/2015 - 01/2013)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Pellagra:
1. Niacin (Nicotinic Acid)FDA LinkGeneric
2. VitaminsIBA
3. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Tryptophan (L-Tryptophan)FDA Link
5. Vitamin B Complex (B Vitamins)IBA
6. Niacinamide (Nicotinamide)FDA LinkGeneric
7. ZincIBA
8. Thiamine (Aneurin)FDA Link
9. Black hairy tongueIBA
10. Isoleucine (L-Isoleucine)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
3. Protein-Restricted Diet (Diet, Protein Restricted)
4. Nutritional Support (Artificial Feeding)
5. Gastroplasty (Vertical-Banded Gastroplasty)