Vitamin E

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Craig Hacking et al.

Vitamin E (the tocopherols) are a group of fat-soluble vitamins that act as an antioxidant. Hypovitaminosis E is rarely seen outside premature infants. Hypervitaminosis E is extremely rare as vitamin E is the least toxic of all the vitamins.

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Article information

rID: 49230
System: Paediatrics
Section: Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • tocopherol

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