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Subacute combined degeneration

  • Alternative Names

    Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord; SCD


    Prevention

    Some strict vegetarian diets may be low on B12 and supplementation can prevent the disorder.


    References

    Brust JCM. Nutrition- and alcohol-related neurologic disorders. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 443.