Elevated vitamin B12

Elevated vitamin B12 (also known as hypervitaminosis B12 or hypercobalaminaemia) is most important as a diagnostic and prognostic marker for malignant disease 1,3. Very high serum levels of vitamin B12 do not seem to have any observable deleterious effects 2

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rID: 64052
Section: Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Hyperhydroxycobalaminemia
  • Hyperhydroxycobalaminaemia
  • Hyperhydroxocobalaminemia
  • Hyperhydroxocobalaminaemia
  • Elevated hydroxocobalamin
  • Increased vitamin B12
  • Hypervitaminosis B12
  • Hypercobalaminemia
  • Hypercobalaminaemia

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