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Shoshin beriberi: a rare diagnostic problem.
  1. J G Engbers,
  2. G P Molhoek,
  3. A C Arntzenius


    A 30 year old man with a 15 year history of alcohol abuse presented with symptoms and signs of circulatory shock, severe disturbances of renal and liver functions, and metabolic acidosis. The cardiovascular and metabolic features were attributable to Shoshin beriberi. He recovered completely after treatment with thiamine.

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