The symptoms of thiamine deficiency were first described over 4,000 years ago. In adults, these symptoms commonly include polyneuropathy of the distal extremities, resulting in paresthesias and motor dysfunction. In addition to neuropathy, how else can isolated thiamine defi ciency present in adults?
- (A) Chronic infection
- (B) Convulsions, hyperirritability, and jaundice
- © Excessive diarrhea, dermatitis, and dementia
- (D) Kidney failure
- (E) Peripheral edema and congestive heart failure