Case Report

EJMCR. 2020; 4(5): 170-172

Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting with unsteady gait: a case report and review of literature

Authors: Mohamed Salem Nasrallah Saleh, Mohamed Abdullah Jummah Hnish.

Background: Vitamin b12 deficiency is associated with wide spectrum of neurological manifestations Case Presentation: We are reporting a case of 63 years old male presented with history of unsteady gait and was found to have severely low level of vitamin B12, Total resolution of the symptoms occurred following parenteral vitamin B12 replacement therapy. Conclusion: This case report highlights one of the neurological presentations of vitamin B12 deficiency in a previously healthy individual.


Keywords: Vitamin B12 deficiency, unsteady gait


Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting with unsteady gait: a case report and review of literature


Authors
Mohamed Salem Nasrallah Saleh
Family Medicine Consultant, Primary Health Care Corporation, Doha, Qatar
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Mohamed Abdullah Jummah Hnish
Family Medicine Resident, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
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Correspondence to:
. Dr. Mohamed Abdullah Jummah Hnish, Family Medicine Resident, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.; mohammed19892009@hotmail.co.uk

Publication history
Received 28 Mar 2020
Accepted 18 May 2020
Published online 12 Jun 2020
Published in print 16 Jun 2020

Pubmed Style

Saleh MSN, Hnish MAJ. Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting with unsteady gait: a case report and review of literature. EJMCR. 2020; 4(5): 170-172. doi:10.24911/ejmcr/173-1585409740

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Saleh MSN, Hnish MAJ. Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting with unsteady gait: a case report and review of literature. https://www.ejmcr.com/?mno=95529 [Access: April 20, 2021]. doi:10.24911/ejmcr/173-1585409740

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Saleh MSN, Hnish MAJ. Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting with unsteady gait: a case report and review of literature. EJMCR. 2020; 4(5): 170-172. doi:10.24911/ejmcr/173-1585409740

Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Saleh MSN, Hnish MAJ. Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting with unsteady gait: a case report and review of literature. EJMCR. (2020), [cited April 20, 2021]; 4(5): 170-172. doi:10.24911/ejmcr/173-1585409740

Harvard Style

Saleh, M. S. N. & Hnish, . M. A. J. (2020) Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting with unsteady gait: a case report and review of literature. EJMCR, 4 (5), 170-172. doi:10.24911/ejmcr/173-1585409740

Turabian Style

Saleh, Mohamed Salem Nasrallah, and Mohamed Abdullah Jummah Hnish. 2020. Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting with unsteady gait: a case report and review of literature. European Journal of Medical Case Reports, 4 (5), 170-172. doi:10.24911/ejmcr/173-1585409740

Chicago Style

Saleh, Mohamed Salem Nasrallah, and Mohamed Abdullah Jummah Hnish. "Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting with unsteady gait: a case report and review of literature." European Journal of Medical Case Reports 4 (2020), 170-172. doi:10.24911/ejmcr/173-1585409740

MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Saleh, Mohamed Salem Nasrallah, and Mohamed Abdullah Jummah Hnish. "Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting with unsteady gait: a case report and review of literature." European Journal of Medical Case Reports 4.5 (2020), 170-172. Print. doi:10.24911/ejmcr/173-1585409740

APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Saleh, M. S. N. & Hnish, . M. A. J. (2020) Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting with unsteady gait: a case report and review of literature. European Journal of Medical Case Reports, 4 (5), 170-172. doi:10.24911/ejmcr/173-1585409740