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Iron-deficiency anemia

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Etiology

  • Blood loss: gastrointestinal, menstrual, repeated blood donation
  • Deficient diet
  • Increased requirements: pregnancy, lactation
  • Hemoglobinuria, eg, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
  • Malabsorption, eg, gastric surgery, celiac disease
  • Hemolysis
  • Pulmonary hemosiderosis (iron sequestration)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Iron-deficiency Anemia." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114643/all/Iron_deficiency_anemia.
Zeiger RF. Iron-deficiency anemia. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114643/all/Iron_deficiency_anemia. Accessed April 25, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Iron-deficiency anemia. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114643/all/Iron_deficiency_anemia
Zeiger RF. Iron-deficiency Anemia [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114643/all/Iron_deficiency_anemia.
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