42 e-Letters

published between 2009 and 2012

  • Neurologic complications of celiac disease
    Chiara Briani

    Dear Editor,

    We read with great interest the review by Grossman on neurologic complications of celiac disease in a recent issue of Pract Neurol.(1)

    Using an evidence-based approach, the author has carefully and critically analyzed articles published in the last decade on the most common neurologic manifestations associated with celiac disease, namely ataxia, epilepsy, and peripheral neur...

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  • "Functional" Vitamin B12 Deficiency
    Lawrence R. Solomon

    Dear Editor,

    I read with interest the important case report of Turner and Talbot describing clinical subacute combined degeneration in a patient with “functional” vitamin B12 deficiency (defined by elevated levels of the B12 -dependent metabolites, methylmalonic acid and homocysteine, despite normal serum B12 values).1 It is important to note that although their patient did not improve with hydroxycobalamin the...

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