Chastek paralysis


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Chastek,

S.J., U.S. breeder of foxes.
Chastek paralysis - disease of foxes and mink caused by eating certain types of raw fish which contain a thiamin-destroying enzyme with resultant loss of appetite, emaciation, paralysis, and death.

Chastek paralysis, Chastek's paralysis

see thiamin nutritional deficiency.