Trace elements deficiency

Q ) Which of the following trace elements deficiency causes impaired glucose tolerance, anemia, neutropenia and leukopenia
a) Zinc

b) copper

c) Molybdenum

d) Selenium

MCQs on Nutrition and Periop management

Ans ) B Copper

Copper Promotes cross-linking of collagen and elastin synthesis and  scavenges free radical

Its deficiency causes Skeletal demineralization, impaired glucose tolerance, anemia, neutropenia,
leukopenia, changes in skin and hair pigmentation also it is linked to fatal arrhythmias

Ref Sabiston 21 st page 110