Vitamin A deficiency in coeliac disease
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      • Jörn Oliver Sass, Peter Heinz-Erian

    With great interest we read the case report by Dr. Alwitry on "Vitamin A deficiency in coeliac disease", which raises the question whether a deficiency of vitamin A with subsequent keratomalacia may be caused by this disorder. However, although coeliac disease cannot be excluded as a cause of reduced vitamin A absorption,[1] Alwitry's report does not convincingly show that the vitamin A deficie...

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