Severe Vitamin B12 Deficiency Leading To Cerebral Atrophy

Authors: Dr. S. S. More, Dr. A. H. Kasumbiwal, Dr. Nishikant V. Tiple

 VIMS Health Sci Journal:  2014, 1 (1) | Abstract | pdf PDF Download | DOI:

Abstract:

Background: Vitamin B deficiency is rare disorder in infants and is generally due to vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) deficiency in mother which is usually secondary to pernicious anemia, strict vegetarian diet and malnourishment. Neurological symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency in infants include irritability, failure to thrive, hypotonia and developmental regression /delay. We report a 9- month – old infant with insidious developmental regression hypotonia, macrocytic anemia and generalized cerebral atrophy on CT scan brain which i s m a r k e d l y i m p o r v e d a f t e r v i t a m i n B 1 2 administration

Key Words : Vitamin B12 deficiency, Cerebral atrophy.

 How to Cite:

Vancouver/ICMJE Style:

 More S. S, Kasumbiwal A. H, Tiple N V, Severe Vitamin B12 Deficiency Leading To Cerebral Atrophy, Vimshsj,(2014),1(1),Pp-31-32

Harvard Style:

 More S. S, Kasumbiwal A. H, Tiple N V , (2014), Severe Vitamin B12 Deficiency Leading To Cerebral Atrophy ,VIMS Health Science Journal(VIMSHSJ),1(1), pp-31-32.

APA (American Psychological Association) Style:

More S. S, Kasumbiwal A. H, Tiple N V , (2014), Severe Vitamin B12 Deficiency Leading To Cerebral Atrophy ,VIMS Health Science Journal(VIMSHSJ),1(1), pp-31-32.