Indian Journal of Dermatology

: 2002  |  Volume : 47  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 173--175

Pellagra In An Alcoholic

Devinder Mohan Thappa1, Kaliaperumal Karthikeyan2 

Correspondence Address:
Devinder Mohan Thappa

Pellagra is a nutritional disorder that occurs due to niacin deficiency. In the present day context, in western world, pellagra is confined to individuals who have improper food intake, such as psychiatry patients, alcoholics and recluses. Here with we report a case of pellagra occurring in a 60 year old male who was a chronic alcoholic.

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Thappa D, Karthikeyan K. Pellagra In An Alcoholic.Indian J Dermatol 2002;47:173-175

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Thappa D, Karthikeyan K. Pellagra In An Alcoholic. Indian J Dermatol [serial online] 2002 [cited 2023 Feb 1 ];47:173-175
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