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Riboflavin Deficient chick.  Norris et al. (1929) First reported a leg paralysis (curled-toe paralysis) which they considered to be due to a lack of a hitherto unidentified vitamin.  Paralysis is caused by peripheral nerve degeneration due to degeneration of the myelin sheaths of the nerves.

Riboflavin deficiency in chick

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Description: Riboflavin Deficient chick. Norris et al. (1929) First reported a leg paralysis (curled-toe paralysis) which they considered to be due to a lack of a hitherto unidentified vitamin. Paralysis is caused by peripheral nerve degeneration due to degeneration of the myelin sheaths of the nerves.

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