Format

Send to

Choose Destination
Funct Neurol. 1993 Nov-Dec;8(6):429-32.

Sensory and motor neuropathy caused by excessive ingestion of vitamin B6: a case report.

Author information

1
Department of Neurology, San Bortolo Hospital U.L.SS. n. 8, Vicenza, Italy.

Abstract

We describe a patient who developed a severe sensory and a mild motor neuropathy. This syndrome was due to massive and prolonged ingestion of vitamin B6 (10 g daily for 5 years). To our knowledge this is the first published case of motor neuropathy caused by chronic abuse of vitamin B6.

PMID:
8150322
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

Supplemental Content

Loading ...
Support Center