B-Complex Vitamin Deficiencies

by Cathy Parkes May 08, 2020 Updated: December 29, 2021

B-Complex Vitamin Deficiencies

Important conditions caused by B-complex vitamin deficiencies:
Deficiency of Thiamin (B1) = Beriberi
Deficiency of Riboflavin (B2) = Cheilosis, Glossitis
Deficiency of Folate (B9) = Neural tube defects (in utero)
Deficiency of Cobalamin (B12) = Pernicious anemia

Check out our deep-dive article on B vitamin deficiencies, and easy ways to remember them! This article and video series follow along with our Nutrition Essentials for Nursing Flashcards!



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