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Vitamin B 6 Deficiency MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Vitamin B 6 Deficiency
Tree Number(s)
C18.654.521.500.133.699.901
Unique ID
D026681
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D026681
Scope Note
A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN B 6 in the diet, characterized by dermatitis, glossitis, cheilosis, and stomatitis. Marked deficiency causes irritability, weakness, depression, dizziness, peripheral neuropathy, and seizures. In infants and children typical manifestations are diarrhea, anemia, and seizures. Deficiency can be caused by certain medications, such as isoniazid.
Entry Term(s)
Deficiency, Pyridoxine
Deficiency, Vitamin B 6
Deficiency, Vitamin B6
Pyridoxine Deficiency
Vitamin B6 Deficiency
Vitamin Deficiency, B6
Previous Indexing
Pyridoxine Deficiency (1963-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2000; for PYRIDOXINE DEFICIENCY see PYRIDOXINE DEFICIENCY 1963-2001
History Note
2000
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2013/07/09
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