megaloblastic anemia

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Synonyms for megaloblastic anemia

anemia characterized by many large immature and dysfunctional red blood cells (megaloblasts) in the bone marrow

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Key Words: Pancytopenia, Aplastic Anemia, Megaloblastic Anemia, Leukemia.
The use of LDH in diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction is discouraged due to its non-specificity as its increased levels are found in progressive muscular dystrophy, myoglobinuria, leukemia, pernicious anemia, megaloblastic and hemolytic anemia, renal disease and in generalized carcinoma.
Most common causes reported in children are aplastic anemia, megaloblastic anemia, infections like malaria, enteric fever, leishmaniasis, Fanconi anemia, malignancies like acute lymphoblastic leukemia and myelodysplasia.5 Clinical presentation of pancytopenia varies from mild pallor to severe anemia, bleeding tendencies including petechiae, bruises and bleeding in the vital organs leading to life threatening emergencies.6 Early diagnosis of various causes of pancytopenia are very crucial and require prompt clinical examination and investigations like complete blood count, peripheral smear and bone marrow examination.
Nutritional anemia, megaloblastic anemia is one of the leading causes of pancytopenia in developing countries.