riboflavin deficiencymedical dictionary

A dietary deficiency of riboflavin causing a syndrome chiefly marked by cheilitis, angular stomatitis, glossitis associated with a purplish red or magenta-coloured tongue that may show fissures, corneal vascularization, dyssebacia, and anaemia.

(12 Dec 1998)

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