Iron-deficiency anemia

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Etiology

  • Blood loss: gastrointestinal, menstrual, repeated blood donation
  • Deficient diet
  • Increased requirements: pregnancy, lactation
  • Hemoglobinuria, eg, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
  • Malabsorption, eg, gastric surgery, celiac disease
  • Hemolysis
  • Pulmonary hemosiderosis (iron sequestration)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

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