DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20201955

Vitamin B12 deficiency masquerading Addison’s disease: a case report of an adolescent male

Sudhaa Mani M., Yasmeen Ahamed S., Nanitha Lakshmi Kavitha Giri, Jesudasan A.

Abstract


Intraoral pigmentations range from innocuous physiologic pigments to life-threatening malignant conditions. It is at the discretion of the observing clinician to identify the abnormal clinical manifestations and provide necessary intervention. There are controversies about delineating the definite etiology of the pigmentation such as race, exposure to ultra-violet radiation, drug-induced pigmentation post-inflammatory pigments of the oral cavity.


Keywords


Adolescent, Oral diseases, Oral pigmentation, Treatment of vitamin B-12 deficiency, Vitamin B-12 deficiency

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