Q: About a patient with a strict fat-free diet


 

 

 

Question N-07: A 40-year-old, overweight female patient  presents to her physician. She was very proud of having lost 40 lbs. during the previous year, but now noticed that her “hair is falling out.” and she is losing vision, mainly at night. On questioning, she reports having followed a strict fat-free diet. Her complains are probably related to a deficiency of which of the following vitamins?

 

a)     Vitamin A

 

b)     Vitamin D

 

c)      Vitamin E

 

d)     Vitamin F

 

e)     Vitamin K

 

   

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