Anemia of chronic disease

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Etiology

  • Chronic infection of inflammation
  • Cancer
  • Liver disease
  • Other chronic disease (chronic renal failure causes more severe anemia due to erythropoietin deficiency)

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Etiology

  • Chronic infection of inflammation
  • Cancer
  • Liver disease
  • Other chronic disease (chronic renal failure causes more severe anemia due to erythropoietin deficiency)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014