anemia

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Related to Anemia of prematurity: retinopathy of prematurity, Apnea of prematurity
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As noted previously, a unique anemia presenting in the neonatal period is anemia of prematurity, a transient disorder of diminished erythropoietin production or sensitivity.
Assessment of the reticulocyte count is particularly helpful in the diagnosis of anemia of prematurity, as it will be paradoxically decreased for the degree of anemia present.
Erythropoietin has demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of both anemia of prematurity and anemia due to renal failure, and has been suggested as a potential treatment for transient bone marrow suppression induced by chemotherapy (Fisher, 2003; Salsbury, 2001; Varan, Buyukpamukcu, Kutluk, & Akyuz, 1999; Widness, 2000).