NEET Zoology Digestion and Absorption Questions Solved

AIIMS - 2013

Wernickes syndrome is generally common in alcoholic person; which is characterised by less mental activity and dual vision. It is caused by the deficiency of

(a) riboflavin

(b) pyridoxine

(c) thiamine

(d) retinol

Audio Explanation:

(3) Vitamin-B1 (thiamine) deficiency is most commonly observed in alcoholic person prolonged deficiency of this water soluble vitamin may leads decreased mental function, double vision reduced muscular contraction, lacking in decision capability These all of the ill effect results into a disorder known as Wernicke's syndrome.

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