Keratinizing metaplasia

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Keratinizing metaplasia is a condition affecting the epithelial surfaces of the body.[1] It is caused by a dietary deficiency of vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin that is most often found in fats, milk, and some leafy vegetables.[2]

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  1. ^ Miller SJ (1989). Nutritional deficiency and the skin. J Am Acad Dermatol. pp. 21:1–30. 
  2. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. p. 664. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.