Infants who are breastfed by mothers who are deficient in thiamine are more likely to develop infantile beriberi.
Deficiencies in thiamine intake during nursing might cause this condition. Infants who are fed formula with insufficient thiamine can also get the condition, as sadly happened in Israel in 2003.
How To Remember Infantile Beriberi Symptoms
Infantile Beriberi Symptoms
- Eatlessness (anorexia)
- Great heartedness (dilated heart)
- Soundlessness (aphonia)
Mnemonic: “carlSBERG Smooth beer“
Mind Map / Concept Map /Memory Aid/ Mnemonic To Remember Infantile Beriberi Symptoms
Remember this for your NExT Medical Exit Test exam & USMLE, Pre-Med, NCLEX exams.