Severe vitamin B12 deficiency in a breast fed infant with pancytopenia.J Trop Pediatr. 2011 Feb; 57(1):69-70.JT
We report the case of a 7-month-old breast fed infant who presented with a nose bleed and bruises. Investigation showed severe nutritional B12 deficiency anemia with a pancytopenia. It is important to take the nutritional history of both the infant and the mother for early prevention and treatment.