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anaemia

(US), anemia
a deficiency in the number of red blood cells or in their haemoglobin content, resulting in pallor, shortness of breath, and lack of energy
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Almost 34% of the world population suffers from iron deficiency, with 80% belonging to developing countries where the prevalence of anaemia and iron deficiency is approximately 40% whereas, in developed countries, the occurrence of anaemia is lower than 10% (4).
For some of the rare anaemias, CoMMiTMenT will provide an initial proof-of-principle, whereas for others, such as sickle cell anaemia, personalised medical interventions should become available and will be tested in clinical practice within the project.
Megaloblastic anaemia is a type of anaemia caused by lack of vitamin B12 or folic acid.
Aaetiology of severe aplastic anaemias and outcome after allogenic bone marrow transplantation or immunosuppressive therapy.
Anaemia is the most common nutritional deficiency disorder in the world.
Recombinant erythropoietin may be used in anaemias related to chronic disease (e.
Consumption of over 80g ethanol a day will lead directly to sideroblastic anaemias (1).
It seemed fitting then to devote this paper to the anaemia of bacterial infection.
Indications for transfusion include symptomatic anaemia, haemolytic anaemia, haematological malignancy, acute sickle cell crisis and acute blood loss of more than 30 percent of blood volume, sepsis, etc.
Background & objectives: In India, anaemia in pregnancy remains a major public health problem associated with increased risk of low birth weight deliveries.
500 cases were evaluated for causes of anaemia, as shown in Table 1 anaemia of chronic disease was the most common pathology, whereas malignancies and nutritional anaemias were also present in a significant proportion of cases.
In the present communication an attempt has been made to review the morphologic evaluation of anaemias and their clinical interpretations.