nicotinic acid deficiency
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Related to nicotinic acid deficiency: pellagra, Riboflavin deficiency, niacin deficiency, Thiamine deficiency, Folic acid deficiency
pellagraA deficiency of niacin (nicotinic acid) caused by alcoholism or malnutrition, which is characterised by anorexia, glossitis, gastrointestinal disorders, headaches, insomnia, bilateral symmetrical scaly rashes, polyneuropathy, confusion, depression, pseudodementia and psychotic symptoms.
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nicotinic acid deficiencyPellagra, see there.
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