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Health Quality Ontario. Testing vitamin B12 levels in neuropathy, alopecia, dizziness, and fatigue: a rapid review. Toronto: Health Quality Ontario (HQO). Rapid Review. 2014
The objective of this analysis is to identify the clinical utility of testing vitamin B12 levels in cases of
neuropathy, alopecia, dizziness, and fatigue.
There is very low quality evidence that there is no association between vitamin B12 levels and neuropathy.
There is very low quality evidence that there is no association between low vitamin B12 levels and alopecia.
There were no studies identified on the clinical utility of serum vitamin B12 testing in cases with dizziness or fatigue.
Subject indexing assigned by CRD
Alopecia; Dizziness; Fatigue; Humans; Peripheral Nervous System Diseases; Vitamin B 12
Country of organisation
An English language summary is available.
Address for correspondence
Evidence Development and Standards, Health Quality Ontario, 130 Bloor Street West, 10th floor, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5S 1N5 Email: EDSinfo@hqontario.ca
Date abstract record published