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Beriberi

Beriberi Heart Disease

Presents two cases of beriberi heart disease. Includes patient history, diagnosis, and treatment.

British India and the “Beriberi Problem”, 1798–1942

Presents an alternative perspective on the history of the disease, with early discourse, beriberi as anomaly, geography, and notable responses.

Christiaan Eijkman - Nobel Lecture: Antineuritic Vitamin and Beriberi

Text of Eijkman's acceptance speech, following his award of the Nobel Prize in Medicine, 1929.

Family Practice Notebook: Beriberi

Furnishes pathophysiology, causes, symptoms, signs, labs, diagnosis, and treatment, with links to additional information.

MedlinePlus: Beriberi

Information includes causes and symptoms of the two major types, tests, treatment, and possible complications.

No. 567: Vitamins and Beriberi

'Engines of Our Ingenuity' series from Houston University explores the history of beriberi and discovery of the cause.

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