A 48-year-old man with dyspnea, hypoxia and diplopia after gastrectomy

Jianhong Liu, Weizhong Jin


Thiamine deficiency is uncommon in clinical practice. Misdiagnosis may occur because of its greatly varied and nonspecific symptoms, particularly when complicated with primary disorders. We presented a case of thiamine deficiency with multi-organ dysfunction and diplopia after gastrectomy. Supplement of thiamine resulted in the rapidly resolution of his hemodynamic conditions. It’s vital important to prevent, recognize and care the condition as soon as possible in healthcare practice.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/crim.v3n1p4


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Case Reports in Internal Medicine

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