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J Pediatr. 2004 Aug;145(2):263-7.

Beriberi after gastric bypass surgery in adolescence.

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  • 1Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Abstract

We report three cases of dry beriberi in adolescents who underwent gastric bypass surgery for clinically severe obesity. The key to successful treatment of this problem lies in prompt recognition and thiamine supplementation.

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