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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The authors hypothesized that the "global score" (hemoglobin, mean corpuscular volume, gastrin, vitamin [B.sub.12], and chromogranin A) and "simple score" (hemoglobin, mean corpuscular volume, and gastrin) systems are helpful in differentiating autoimmune gastritis (AIG) patients with autonomic neuropathy from patients with normal autonomic nervous system function.
Mardh, "Major parietal cell antigen in autoimmune gastritis with pernicious anemia is the acid-producing H+, K+-adenosine triphosphatase of the stomach," The Journal of Clinical Investigation, vol.
Autoimmune gastritis is an additional factor affecting l-T4 requirement in patients with autoimmune thyroiditis.
It is an autoimmune gastritis associated with lack of intrinsic factor due to the destruction of the parietal cells from the stomach.
Immunogenetic characteristics of patients with autoimmune gastritis. World J Gastroenterol.

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