shoshin beri-beri

shoshin beri-beri

A severe form of beri-beri, which is now of historic interest.
 
Clinical findings
Cardiac dilation, cardiomegaly, tachypnoea, shallow breathing, cyanosis and, due to pyruvate accumulation, cardiovascular collapse, hepatomegaly and mydriasis.
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