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Title: Vitamin B-12 deficiency in infancy as a cause of developmental regression
Authors: Casella, E. B.
Valente, M.
Navarro, J. M. de
Kok, F.
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
Keywords: vitamin B-12 deficiency
developmental regression
cerebral atrophy
Issue Date: 1-Dec-2005
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Citation: Brain & Development. Amsterdam: Elsevier B.V., v. 27, n. 8, p. 592-594, 2005.
Abstract: Vitamin B-12 deficiency can cause serious developmental regression, hypotonia and cerebral atrophy in infants. We report a 6-month-old infant, with insidious developmental regression and brain atrophy showed by CT scan, secondarily to vitamin 1312 deficiency. His mother was a strict vegetarian and the patient was exclusively breastfed. the clinical symptoms and the brain CT were normalized after vitamin B12 administration. (c) 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
ISSN: 0387-7604
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