Nitrous oxide "whippit" abuse presenting with cobalamin responsive psychosis. Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Hallucinogens
  • Neurotoxicity Syndromes
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Psychoses, Substance-Induced
  • Vitamin B 12
  • Vitamin B 12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin B Complex

abstract

  • This case report highlights the need to consider vitamin B12 deficiency in patients who arrive at a hospital with psychiatric manifestations and who report having a history of nitrous oxide exposure or abuse in the recent or remote past. A review of the literature on the neuropsychological manifestations of vitamin B12 deficiency is provided.

publication date

  • June 2006

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3550053

PubMed ID

  • 18072118

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 71

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 2

number

  • 2