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Preventive ophthalmology

, : Preventive ophthalmology. Medical Journal of Malaysia 32(1): 45-47

In the Kuala Brang area of Kelantan there were reports of 18 cases of vitamin A deficiency from January to October 1976. Many of the 18 persons had xerophthalmia and some had keratomalacia. Mobile health teams and school teams detected some children with Bitot spots or night blindness.


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