Vitamin A deficiency

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.6997.123b (Published 08 July 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:123
  1. David James
  1. Senior registrar in chemical pathology Department of Medical Biochemistry, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff CF4 4XW

    Measurements of serum retinol may be misleading

    EDITOR,--N J Watson and colleagues draw attention to the fact that vitamin A deficiency may occur in certain categories of patients in Britain.1 As they report, treatment is readily available for patients with symptomatic vitamin A deficiency. I …

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