Category: International EM
Keywords: Vitamin B12, pernicious anemia (PubMed Search)
Posted: 12/21/2016 by Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH, PhD
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Vitamin B12 deficiency, including pernicious anemia, is typically seen in malnourished individuals. Globally, it is widespread in those who live in poverty.
In the U.S., we often consider it in individuals who are chronic alcoholics. However, it can be seen in others, including: