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 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 regres...
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