iron-deficiency anemia


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iron-deficiency anemia

[′ī·ərn də‚fish·ən·sē ə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Hypochromic microcytic anemia due to excessive loss, deficient intake, or poor absorption of iron. Also known as nutritional hypochromic anemia.
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Prevalence of iron-deficiency anemia, on the other hand, is reported as 10.
YLDs from depression increased by 94 per cent, and iron-deficiency anemia YLDs decreased by 9 per cent.
4,5] It has been able to raise the Hb to satisfactory level when administered in pregnant women with severe iron-deficiency anemia.
Pediatricians are familiar with thalassemia, but might not know about the recently described iron-refractory iron-deficiency anemia (IRIDA).
Although iron-deficiency anemia is an all-too-common problem in the U.
Defining iron-deficiency anemia in public health terms: a time for reflection.
At the end of their pregnancies, 11% of the women in the placebo group were diagnosed with iron-deficiency anemia while only 1% of those who had received supplemental iron had that diagnosis.
If you find yourself extremely fatigued and napping or eating ice chips, you may have iron-deficiency anemia.
A randomized controlled trial of iron supplementation vs placebo in 278 infants testing positive for iron-deficiency anemia demonstrated that once daily, moderate-dose ferrous sulfate (FeS04) therapy (3 mg/kg/d of elemental iron) given to fasting 1-year-old infants results in no more gastrointestinal side effects than placebo therapy?
However, if you still feel worn down, you could be one of the estimated 80 percent of female athletes or 30 percent of male athletes who may be experiencing iron-deficiency anemia symptoms.
Greene's reported a figure of 12% of premenopausal women with iron-deficiency anemia found to have GI lesions.