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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"Iron-deficiency anemia" was defined as having both low blood iron levels and anemia (hemoglobin values below normal limits).
Panpalli Ates, "Iron-deficiency anemia leading to transient ischemic attacks due to intraluminal carotid artery thrombus," Case Reports in Neurological Medicine, vol.
YLDs from depression increased by 94 per cent, and iron-deficiency anemia YLDs decreased by 9 per cent.
[1] Iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) is the most common nutritional deficiency in pregnancy.
It is well known that iron-deficiency anemia is most likely to occur in preterm infants.
Pediatricians are familiar with thalassemia, but might not know about the recently described iron-refractory iron-deficiency anemia (IRIDA).
Together, the Access Soluble Transferrin Receptor (sTfR) Assay and the sTfR/log ferritin index (sTfR Index) act as an aid in the diagnosis of iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) and the differential diagnosis of IDA and anemia of chronic disease (ACD).
Iron-deficiency anemia is more typically a problem for children and premenopausal women.
Iron-deficiency anemia in infancy and early childhood is associated with behavioral and cognitive delays, impaired learning, decreased school achievement, and lower scores on tests of mental and motor development.
Is there a causal relationship between iron deficiency or iron-deficiency anemia and weight at birth, length of gestation and perinatal mortality?
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.