- Javeed Iqbal Bhat,
- Qazi Iqbal Ahmed,
- Ambreen Ali Ahangar,
- Bashir Ahmed Charoo,
- Mushtaq Ahmad Sheikh,
- Wajid Ali Syed
World J Pediatr 2017 May 24. Epub 2017 May 24.
Department of Pediatrics, Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India.
Background: Kashmir has a population that largely consumes polished rice which is deficient in thiamine. Furthermore, lactating women in this region are prone to severe thiamine deficiency because of their traditional food avoidance practices. Infantile beriberi is common in exclusively breastfed infants of thiamine deficient mothers in Kashmir. Read More