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Detection of Biotin Deficiency: MCQ challenge

M3 India Newsdesk May 23, 2023

Biotin plays a crucial role in assisting enzymes to break down fats, carbohydrates, and proteins in food.The initial symptoms and signs of a biotin deficiency might be confused for several types of diseases and ailments. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about this vitamin deficiency. 


Biotin deficiency quiz: Part 1

1. Which of the following is the recommended daily dietary intake of biotin?

2.  Which of the following could be the causes of biotin deficiency?

3. Which of the following drug administration can cause biotin deficiency?

4. A 12 year old girl presents with alopecia and recurrent periorificial dermatitis. Which of the following diagnostic tests can be useful to diagnose biotin deficiency in this patient?

5. State whether the following statement is true or false:

Consumption of large amounts of raw egg whites can lead to acquired biotin deficiency.

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