Q: About dry eyes, dry skin…


 

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

 

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