Role of Pernicious Anemia in Patients Admitted to Internal Medicine with Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Oral Replacement Therapy as a Treatment Option

Harmandar F. A., DOLU S., Cekin A. H.

CLINICAL LABORATORY, vol.66, no.3, pp.425-432, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 66 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.7754/clin.lab.2019.190809
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.425-432
  • Keywords: atrophy, Helicobacter pylori, pernicious anemia, vitaminB12, HELICOBACTER-PYLORI INFECTION, COBALAMIN
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Background: To determine the role of vitamin B12 deficiency in pernicious anemia and the efficacy of oral vitamin B12 replacement therapy given regardless of the etiology, and to compare the endoscopic and pathological findings in patients diagnosed with vitamin B12 deficiency.