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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 255-258

Spinal MR imaging in Vitamin B12 deficiency: Case series; differential diagnosis of symmetrical posterior spinal cord lesions


1 Radiodiagnosis, Government Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India
2 Imaging Sciences and Interventional Radiology, SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

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Anitha Sen
Government Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-2327.112487

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We report three cases of Vitamin B12 deficiency with symmetrical posterior spinal cord lesions and discuss the differential diagnosis, some of which are not well known. Because the degree of resolution of the clinical symptoms in subacute combined degeneration depends on early detection, MRI findings should not be missed.


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