Vitamin A deficiency called Hypovitaminosis A

A deficiency in vitamin A, called “hypovitaminosis A,” is common in aquatic and hatchling turtles fed inadequate diets. A condition termed “squamous metaplasia” occurs in vitamin A deficiency, which results in a thickening of the lining of ducts, often blocking the flow of fluid through the ducts. This is most common in the tear ducts, … Continue reading Vitamin A deficiency called Hypovitaminosis A