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Q508) Liver necrosis and muscular dystropy are caused by lack of trace element ... [ AMU 2009 ]

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Zinc deficiency causes slow growth in infants and children, delayed sexual development in adolescents and impotence in men. Hair loss, diarrhea, eye and skin sores and loss of appetite. Weight loss, problems with wound healing, decreased ability to taste food, and lower alertness levels can also occur

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The deficiency caused intellectual disability, seizures, opisthotonus, and lens dislocation.

Selenium Deficiency symptoms
• liver necrosis • muscular dystrophy • cardiomyopathy (myocardial infarction)
Answer : (c)