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Pyridoxine Toxicity

Jeffrey A. Cohen, Justin Mowchun and Jon Grudem

in Peripheral Nerve and Muscle Disease:

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Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780195375367
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322930 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195375367.003.0014

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Pyridoxine Toxicity

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Vitamin therapy is considered to be safe, but in the case of pyridoxine neuropathy this is untrue. The typical presentation involving progressive and severe balance problems with a loss of limb coordination is described in this case. The diagnosis and treatment are outlined.

Chapter.  1299 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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