• Vol. 44 No. 3
  • 15 March 2015

Severe Vitamin B12 Deficiency in a 7-Month-Old Boy



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Infantile vitamin B12 deficiency often affects children born to mothers whose nutritional intake is inadequate. We describe a 7-month-old boy with a 2-month history of recurrent vomiting, neurodevelopmental regression, failure to thrive (FTT) and macrocytic anaemia, who was diagnosed to have vitamin B12 deficiency.

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