Vitamin A deficiency and child blindness in the developing world

Proc Nutr Soc. 1983 Jan;42(1):53-64. doi: 10.1079/pns19830007.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Blindness / etiology*
  • Carotenoids / administration & dosage
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Corneal Diseases / etiology
  • Developing Countries
  • Diarrhea / complications
  • Epithelium
  • Eye Diseases / etiology
  • Global Health
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infections / complications
  • Keratitis / etiology
  • Night Blindness / etiology
  • Nutrition Disorders / complications
  • Public Health
  • Vitamin A Deficiency / complications*
  • Vitamin A Deficiency / metabolism
  • Xerophthalmia / complications
  • Xerophthalmia / epidemiology
  • Xerophthalmia / etiology*
  • Xerophthalmia / prevention & control

Substances

  • Carotenoids