Megaloblastic anaemia in one of monozygous twins breast fed by their vegetarian mother
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- Gambon, R.C., Lentze, M.J. & Rossi, E. Eur J Pediatr (1986) 145: 570. doi:10.1007/BF02429070
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Megaloblastic anaemia in infancy is uncommon in western countries. We describe a case of an exclusively breast-fed monozygous twin with severe vitamin B12 deficiency with haematologic and neurologic abnormalities. Treatment with vitamin B12 resulted in a rapid haematological and clinical improvement.