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Cutaneous features of alcoholic pellagra (1)

Cutaneous features of alcoholic pellagra. Note the swollen, roughened, and mottled pigmentation of the skin. In this patient, pellagra was due to a niacin deficiency brought on by malnutrition, which was exacerbated by this alcoholic patient’s poor nutritional intake. (Photograph by Robert Sumpter, US Centers for Disease Control, 2014. CDC Public Health Image Library. Public domain.)

Associated Disorders

  • Alcohol intoxication
  • Alcohol withdrawal seizures
  • Alcoholic cerebellar degeneration
  • Alcoholic myopathy
  • Alcoholic neuropathy
  • Alcoholic pellagra
  • Autonomic hyperactivity
  • Central pontine myelinolysis
  • Cerebral contusion
  • Delirium tremens
  • Epidural hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Hyponatremia
  • Korsakoff psychosis
  • Marchiafava-Bignami syndrome
  • Subdural hematoma
  • Substance abuse
  • Wernicke encephalopathy
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome