Vitamin B12 Deficiency: an Update for the General Paediatrician

@article{Smith2014VitaminBD,
  title={Vitamin B12 Deficiency: an Update for the General Paediatrician},
  author={Joey K Smith and David Coman},
  journal={Pediatrics \& Therapeutics},
  year={2014},
  volume={4},
  pages={1-5}
}
Vitamin B12 deficiency is an important and possibly under recognised cause of neurological morbidity in infants. The causes of infantile vitamin B12 deficiency are heterogeneous, ranging from dietary deficiency in a breast feeding mother to specific inborn errors of metabolism. In this brief review we discuss the clinical presentations of vitamin B12 deficiency, provide a practical approach to the investigation and management of infantile vitamin B12 deficiency, and consider specific… 
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