Q: About dry eyes, dry skin…
Posted by biochemistryquestions on January 26, 2009
A 45-year-old, overweight male patient presents to his physician complaining of dry skin with rash episodes, a sensation of dry eyes and lost of vision, mainly at night. During questioning, he says he lost 60 lbs. during the previous year, following a very strict fat-free diet that he modified from some readings.
Which of the following liposoluble vitamins could be deficient in the patient and causing the above described symptoms?
a) Vitamin A
b) Vitamin D
c) Vitamin E
d) Vitamin F
e) Vitamin K