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Bilateral corneal ulcer and hypovitaminosis A: a case report

Chaimae Khodriss, Ahmed Bennis, Fouad Chraibi, Meriem Abdellaoui, Idriss Benatiya Andaloussi

Abstract: Vitamin A is a fat-soluble discovered in 1913. Hypo-vitaminosis A can cause blindness by various mechanisms. The aim of this case report is to emphasize the severity of Vitamin A deficiency and its local consequences on the eyes causing corneal ulcerations, abscess and even blindness.
Keywords: hypovitaminosis / corneal ulcerations / discovered / eyes / abscess / deficiency / soluble

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