5.5.2  Bitot’s spots

These are a sign of vitamin A deficiency. Look at Figure 5.11; as you can see, these spots are a creamy colour and appear on the white of the eye.

Bitot’s spots on eye
Figure 5.11  Bitot’s spots (signs of vitamin A deficiency). (Photo: UNICEF Ethiopia)

5.5.1  Checking for bilateral pitting oedema in a child

5.5.3  Goitre