wet beriberi

wet ber·i·ber·i

edematous beriberi, in which congestive heart failure occurs in addition to polyneuropathy.
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1) In fact, CHF may be part of the presentation of wet beriberi, the classic cardiovascular disease of thiamine deficiency, manifested by peripheral vasodilatation with increased cardiovascular output, myocardial lesions, sodium and water retention, and biventricular myocardial failure.