Answer to Pharmacology MCQ 443

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The Correct option is E

Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) causes ocular manifestations, ranging from night blindness to xerophthalmia, resulting in blindness in severe cases. Vitamin A deficiency causes impaired immunity and is responsible for increased overall childhood mortality especially due to various infectious diseases, of which measles, acute respiratory infections, and diarrhoea are the most important ones.

  • Vitamin A is found in liver, fish , fish oils, fortified milk and yogurt and eggs
  • Provitamin A carotenoids mentioned before are mainly found in dark green and yellow-orange vegetables and some fruits
  • Carrots, spinach, and other greens, winter squash, sweet potatoes, broccoli, mangoes, cantaloupe, peaches and apricots are examples of such sources

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