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Malabsorption syndromes can be a cause of Vitamin A deficiency. Which of the following conditions is a likely effect of a Vitamin A deficiency:

a. Decreased T lymphocyte function
b. Night blindness
c. Anemia
d. Scurvy
b. Night blindness
A severe dietary deficiency of ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) can result in all of the following except:

a. Poor wound healing
b. Bleeding and bone pain
c. Retarded bone growth
d. Dermatitis
d. Dermatitis
Sever protein/calorie deficiency in children results in edema. This edema is associated with:

a. Loss of protein in urine
b. Increased sodium retention
c. Low serum protein levels
d. Low serum lipids
c. Low serum protein levels
When the nutrient supply is inadequate to meet the needs of severely ill patients, malnutrition from starvation ensues. This is characterized by all of the following except:

a. Slowing of heart rate
b. Reduced oxygen consumption
c. Increase in caloric expenditure
d. Switch to fat for fuel
c. Increase in caloric expenditure
Marasmus is a condition of sever malnutrition where:

a. Calorie and protein intake are both inadequate
b. Protein intake is deficient; calories may be adequate
c. Total caloric intake is deficient
d. Fat intake is deficient, but caloric intake is adequate
a. Calorie and protein intake are both inadequate
Kwashiorkor is a condition of severe malnutrition where:

a. Calorie and protein intake are both deficient
b. Protein intake is severely deficient; calories may be adequate
c. Total caloric intake is deficient
d. Fat intake is deficient, but caloric intake is adequate
b. Protein intake is severely deficient; calories may be adequate
Deficiency of Vitamin D would most likely affect:

a. Skin and mucosa
b. Wound healing and bleeding disorders
c. Bones and level of calcium and phosphorous needed for formation
d. Production of clotting factors in the liver
c. Bones and level of calcium and phosphorous needed for formation