A 64-year-old woman is brought to her primary care physician by her son because she has been progressively losing her vision. The patient emigrated from Southeast Asia 1 week ago. The son says that his mother’s poor vision worsens at night, causing her to frequently run into the bedroom wall. Her nutrition was poor in Asia. On physical examination her conjunctivae are dry with a small build-up of keratin debris. The patient is diagnosed with a vitamin A deficiency. What other medical condition is the result of a fat-soluble vitamin deficiency?
(A) Iron deficiency anemia
(B) Megaloblastic anemia
(E) Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome