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Table 1 Pellagra-related terminology

From: Pellagrous encephalopathy presenting as alcohol withdrawal delirium: A case series and literature review

Term Definition
Aniacinosis early term for alcohol-related pellagra
Antidermatitis factor early term for niacin
Antipellagra factor early term for niacin
Parapellagra early term for alcohol-related pellagra
Pellagra* from pelle agra, Italian for “rough skin”
Pellagra-preventive (P-P) factor early term for niacin
Pellagra sine pellagra pellagra without dermatologic manifestations
Pellagrin one afflicted with pellagra
Pellagrosari asylums where pellagrins would receive care
Pellagrous (rarely, pellagrinous) of or related to pellagra
Pellagrous encephalopathy delirium due to pellagra
Pellagrous psychosis delirium due to pellagra
Pseudopellagra early term for alcohol-related pellagra
  1. *Selected synonyms: alpine scurvy, mayidism, St. Ignatius itch, Lombardy erysipelas.