Study of Neurological Manifestations of Deficiency of Vitamin B12

Indian Journal of Applied Basic Medical Sciences
Year: 2020, Volume: 22(A), Issue. (1)
First page: (116) Last page: (124)
Online ISSN: 2249-7935
Print ISSN: 0975-8917
doi: 10.48165/ijabms.2020.22122

Study of Neurological Manifestations of Deficiency of Vitamin B12
Jyoti Vora1, Palak A Shah2, Animesh Shah3
1Associate professor of medicine, 2,3Resident doctor of medicine, Department of General Medicine, Smt. NHL municipal medical college. Ahmedabad
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Online Published on 02-Jan-2020


Introduction-Vitamin B12 Deficiency Is Iommonlc Observed Parameter in Developing Countries of World.Its Mac Lead to Asymptomatic Stage to Wide Spectrum of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms.Aim-This Study Is Done to Study the Prevalence of Various Neurological Implications of B12 Deficiency in Various Age Groups and Relative Percentage of Eaih Compilation.Method-50 Patients Between Age of 18 and 80 Were Analysed. Patients Initial and Neurological Symptoms Were Assessed and Their Diagnosis Was Confirmed Bc Low Serum Vitamin B12.Conclusion-The Most Common Neurological Symptom Was Paresthesia in 44% of Patients Whereas Impaired Joint Position With Vibration Sensation in 50% of Iases Was Most Common Sign.


Vitamin B12, paresthesia, joint sensation.