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Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2013, XXXIV/201: 165-167 Maximize

Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2013, XXXIV/201: 165-167

Title: A case of a 16,5-year-old boy with myelosis funicularis caused by secondary vitamin B12 deficiency associated with dietary deficiencies – case report

Authors: Kostka E., Krzesiek E., Iwańczak B.

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A case of a 16,5-year-old boy with myelosis funicularis caused by secondary vitamin B12 deficiency associated with dietary deficiencies – case report


Kostka E., Krzesiek E., Iwańczak B.

Medical University of Wrocław, Poland, IInd Chair and Department of Pediatry, Gastroenterology and Feeding

Vitamin B12 deficiency can manifest with many illness symptoms, among which dominate those of the hematology, digestive and nervous system. The illness symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency are often atypical and the early cause diagnosis might be difficult. Hereby it is described a case of a 16.5-year-old boy with myelosis funicularis caused by vitamin B12 deficiency.

Key words: vitamin B12 deficiency, megaloblastic anemia, myelosis funicularis

Pol. Merk. Lek., 2013, XXXIV, 201, 165