pernicious anaemia

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pernicious anaemia

a form of anaemia characterized by lesions of the spinal cord, weakness, sore tongue, numbness in the arms and legs, diarrhoea, etc.: associated with inadequate absorption of vitamin B12
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He was diagnosed with atrophic autoimmune gastritis and secondary loss of intrinsic factor and he was recommended to continue the B12 vitamin treatment.
Immunogenetic characteristics of patients with autoimmune gastritis.

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