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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 642-644

Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting with hyperpigmentation and pancytopenia


Family Physician, Akshadha Diabetes and Family Clinic, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Dr. Valluri Rama Rao
No. 1c, Jayathi Emerald Apartments, Kurmayya Street, Arundel Pet, Vijayawada - 520 002, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_347_16

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Hyperpigmentation with generalized weakness may be the initial presentation of several systemic conditions. Vitamin B12 deficiency can present very rarely as hyperpigmentation. Association of pancytopenia at this stage is even rare. Early identification and management can prevent various neurological complications. Here, we report a rare case of Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting as hyperpigmentation and pancytopenia.


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