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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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Ocular manifestations of anaemias of various aetiologies can result in different ocular manifestations.
The definition of anaemia, a decrease of circulating red blood cell mass (1), does not change throughout life.
Polychromatic red cells are also seen as a response to haematinic therapy in substrate (nutritional) deficiency anaemias [14].
Objective: To determine the frequency of etiological subtypes of anaemia in geriatric patients in hospital practice.
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.
Patients on cancer therapy or on immunosuppressive treatment and already diagnosed cases of aplastic anaemia were not included in the study.
Anaemia is the most common nutritional deficiency disorder in the world.
It seemed fitting then to devote this paper to the anaemia of bacterial infection.
The high prevalence of nutritional anaemias in India has been cited for the increased frequency of megaloblastic anaemia.
Background & objectives: In India, anaemia in pregnancy remains a major public health problem associated with increased risk of low birth weight deliveries.
The sideroblastic anaemias are a heterogenous group of disorders with the unique characteristic of amorphous iron deposits in erythroblast mitochondria (1).