Copper deficiency myeloneuropathy and pancytopenia secondary to overuse of zinc supplementation.
The haematological complications of acquired copper deficiency have been well documented, but the neurological complications have only recently been reported. An illustrative case of copper deficiency myeloneuropathy with pancytopenia is presented and the potential aetiologies and neurological manifestations of this deficiency state discussed.
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Rowin, J., & Lewis, S. L. (2005). Copper deficiency myeloneuropathy and pancytopenia secondary to overuse of zinc supplementation. Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry, 76(5), 750–751. https://doi.org/10.1136/jnnp.2004.046987
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medicine