+ Translate

Vitamin B nutrition in the Nigerian tropical ataxic neuropathy

, : Vitamin B nutrition in the Nigerian tropical ataxic neuropathy. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 48(2): 154-156

Assessment of nutritional state of vitamin B components by plasma or blood values indicated riboflavin deficiency and possibly thiamin deficiency in Nigerian patients with tropical ataxic neuropathy and neurologically normal Nigerians who subsisted on predominant cassava diet. Serum folate, niacin, pyridoxine and pantothenic acid values were normal.

(PDF same-day service: $19.90)

Accession: 001507992

PMID: 3981173

DOI: 10.1136/jnnp.48.2.154

Submit PDF Full Text: Here

Submit PDF Full Text

No spam - Every submission is manually reviewed

Due to poor quality, we do not accept files from Researchgate

Submitted PDF Full Texts will always be free for everyone
(We only charge for PDFs that we need to acquire)

Select a PDF file:

Related references

Osuntokun, B.; Matthews, D.; Linnell, J.; Adeuja, A.; Aladetoyinbo, A., 1975: Relationship of Nigerian tropical ataxic neuropathy to vitamin B12 metabolism. a preliminary report. Proceedings International Congress of Nutrition: th (v 2) 260-266

Oluwole, O.S.; Onabolu, A.O.; Link, H.; Rosling, H., 2000: Persistence of tropical ataxic neuropathy in a Nigerian community. Objectives-The term tropical ataxic neuropathy (TAN) is currently used to describe several neurological syndromes attributed to toxiconutritional causes. However, TAN was initially proposed to describe a specific neurological syndrome seen predomi...

Hinchcliffe, R.; Osuntokun, B.O.; Adeuja, A.O., 1972: Hearing levels in Nigerian ataxic neuropathy. Audiology 11(3): 218-230

Aladetoyinbo M.A.; Osuntokun B.O.; Adeuja A.O.G., 1971: Serum riboflavin in the nigerian nutritional ataxic neuropathy. West African Journal of Biological & Applied Chemistry 14(2): 3-5

Osuntokun, B.O.; Durowoju, J.E.; McFarlane, H.; Wilson, J., 1968: Plasma amino-acids in the Nigerian nutritional ataxic neuropathy. In hospital at Ibadan 9 patients, 19 to 61 years old showed features of nutritional ataxic neuropathy. These included bilateral primary optic atrophy, bilateral perceptive deafness with characteristic loss of low and high-frequency tones, sensory...

Osuntokun, B.O.; Langman, M.J.; Wilson, J.; Aladetoyinbo, A., 1970: Controlled trial of hydroxocobalamin and riboflavine in Nigerian ataxic neuropathy. In a double-blind trial 80 patients with the clinical features of ataxic neuropathy (see Abst. 8077, Vol. 40) were treated with injections of 1000 micro g hydroxo-cobalamin, or 5 mg riboflavin dyed with amaranth, or 1 micro g cyanocobalamin as con...

Osuntokun B.O.; Langman M.J.S.; Wilson J.; Aladetoyinbo A., 1970: Controlled trial of hydroxo cobalamin and riboflavin in nigerian ataxic neuropathy. Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 33(5): 663-666

Osuntokun B.O.; Durowoju J.E.; Mcfarlane H.; Wilson J., 1968: Plasma amino acids in the nigerian nutritional ataxic neuropathy cassava d linamarin. British Medical Journal (5619): 647-649

Anonymous, 1968: Tropical ataxic neuropathy. British Medical Journal 3(5619): 632-633

Njoh, J., 1990: Tropical ataxic neuropathy in Liberians. Tropical ataxic neuropathy (TAN) was diagnosed in 2 related Liberian women aged 18 and 23 years respectively, living in the same household. Symptoms had developed 12 and 15 months previously and had progressed slowly. Signs included partial or com...