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The Italian Journal of Neurological Sciences

, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp 491–493 | Cite as

Recovery of VEP delay in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency

  • Onofrj M. 
  • Basciani M. 
  • Treviso M. 
  • Uncini A. 
Original Articles

Abstract

Two patients with a neurologic syndrome of vitamin B12 deficiency and delayed Visual Evoked Potentials are reported. VEP latencies returned to normal values from 90 to 110 days following parenteral treatment with cyanocobalamin.

Key-Words

Vitamin B12 deficiency visual evoked potential (VEP) recovery of VEP delay 

Sommario

Sono descritti due pazienti che presentavano una sindrome neurologica da carenza di vitamina B-12 ed un allungamento della latenza del potenziale evocato visivo (VEP). Dopo rispettivamente 90 e 110 giorni dalla istituzione della terapia parenterale con cianocobalamina si è assistito alla rinormalizzazione delle latenze del VEP.

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© Masson Italia Periodici S.r.l. 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Onofrj M. 
    • 1
  • Basciani M. 
    • 1
  • Treviso M. 
    • 1
  • Uncini A. 
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinica Neurologica dell'Università di ChietiChieti

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