Vitamin B12 and iron deficiencies stunted man's height – and other side effects

Vitamin B12 and iron deficiencies stunted man’s height – and other side effects

The study concluded: “Based on these findings, the patient was diagnosed with anemia caused by a combined vitamin B12 and iron deficiency attributable to impaired absorption caused by short bowel syndrome.”TreatmentAs a result he was given vitamin B12 and iron as injections into the vein, a method often used if someone is unable to properly absorb them. “He was discharged on the 10th day after admission with improvement in his dizziness and exertional dyspnea,” the study said. “After discharge, he was maintained on parenteral vitamin B12 and iron supplementation in the outpatient clinic.”