Clinical and neurological findings of severe vitamin B-12 deficiency in infancy and importance of early diagnosis and treatment


Demir N., KOÇ A. , Ustyol L., Peker E., Abuhandan M.

JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH, vol.49, no.10, pp.820-824, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jpc.12292
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH
  • Page Numbers: pp.820-824
  • Keywords: early diagnosis, infant, neurological finding, vitamin B-12 deficiency, C/D DEFICIENCY, COBALAMIN, MOVEMENTS, EPILEPSY, ANEMIA

Abstract

AimNutritional vitamin B-12 deficiency among children in developing countries may lead to a severe clinical status. In this article, the clinical manifestations of vitamin B-12 deficiency and the consequences of delay in its diagnosis have been evaluated.